It was at this point that Saskatchewan prosecutors sought dangerous offender status for Natomagan — but the effort was struck down by a judge and later on appeal. More convictions for historical sex offences arrived in both and , but each time Gallienne was merely handed probation or house arrest. One of his tricks was apparently to put his penis in the mouths of his young charges, telling them it would make them sing better. First caught and convicted in the early s, he served only six years before regaining his freedom. A later psychological assessment determined Lyle had sexually assaulted at least 19 others, some as young as four. Abducting and molesting an eight-year-old girl netted him another 56 months in jail. A conviction for the serial sexual abuse of 13 boys, two of whom later took their own lives, netted a sentence of only four and a half years — about four months per boy. His strategy was to pull up to unsupervised girls in a dark SUV, offer them puppies or ice cream and grab them when they got close. Christopher Watts Christopher Watts in In , Natomagan was released into an Edmonton halfway house from which he quickly escaped. He had initially choked her to stop her screaming after breaking in to her home, but decided to rape her after realizing she was still breathing. Despite an attempted flight from justice that included Watts ramming police cruisers in pursuit, the terms of his conviction for manslaughter and sexual assault allowed him to get out of jail as early as John the Evangelist Anglican Church. A few days later, he drove his van into two young girls cycling in Langley, B. Police believe a province-wide Amber Alert may be all that scared Gratton into abandoning his spree after only two abductions.