Abbotsford (Correctional Service Canada) – On November 19, 2019, a package containing contraband was seized at Matsqui Institution, the medium security federal institution.
The contraband seized included 26 grams of methamphetamines. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $15,200.
The police have been notified and the institution is investigating.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) uses a number of tools to prevent drugs from entering its institutions. These tools include ion scanners and drug-detector dogs to search buildings, personal property, inmates and visitors.
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