Mission – SEPTEMBER 4 UPDATE – A 48 year old man, serving time for manslaughter in the minimum security unit at Mission Institution, is back in custody. Correctional Service Canada tweeted the information on Tuesday morning. Saanich Police tweeted that he was found in their community. He was seen Monday night, hiding in an outbuilding and arrested early Tuesday morning.
Michael Douglas Sheets has been recaptured. pic.twitter.com/60nb9oThRq
— Correctional Service (@CSC_SCC_en) September 4, 2018
SEPTEMBER 2 ORIGINAL STORY Correctional Service Canada says staff noticed Micheal Douglas Sheets was missing during the 7 PM headcount Saturday night.
An arrest warrant has been issued.
Sheets is 5’6″ tall and weighs 141 lbs with a fair complexion, hazel eyes and brown hair.
He may be using an alias – John Hala.
Sheets is currently serving a sentence of 14 years and 6 months for manslaughter, arson, escape, and other offences (This was in Calgary for the firebombing deaths of two children in that city). This is not the first time he has walked away from Jail. Sheets went missing from a Victoria facility (William Head) in 2015.
Anyone with information on where Sheets is, is asked to call police or Mission RCMP.
Inmate Michael Douglas Sheets has escaped from Mission Institution in Mission, British Columbia. Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Michael Douglas Sheets is asked to contact police. News release: https://t.co/vNfPS0zIsV pic.twitter.com/UixMIbE0xH
— Correctional Service (@CSC_SCC_en) September 2, 2018