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UPDATE – Convicted Killer Robert Raymond Dezwaan Recaptured

Mission -APRIL 15 UPDATE – Convicted killer Robert Raymond Dezwaan who went missing from a minimum-security prison in Mission has now been recaptured. He’s the third convicted killer to escape the institution since 2014. Correctional Service Canada said he was apprehended…


Mission Institution – Bust of $90K Of Drugs

Mission – On the heels of a major drug roundup at Kent Institution, another bust but this time at Mission Institution. Close to $90,000 worth of contraband was seized at Mission Institution on November 28. A package containing contraband and…


Drug Seizure At Kent Institution

Agassiz/Kent – On Sunday (November 27, 2016) as a result of the vigilance of staff members, packages containing contraband were seized at Kent Institution, a maximum security federal institution.  The contraband seized included steroids, amphetamines, and other controlled substances.  The…


Inmate Death At Mountain Institution

Agassiz/Kent/Abbotsford – This past Sunday (December 13, 2015), James Edward Rogers, an inmate at Mountain Institution in Agassiz, died at Abbotsford Hospital. At the time of his death, Mr. Rogers, 62 years old, had been serving an indeterminate sentence for…


Province Doing Its Best Over Prison Safety

Vancouver/Fraser Valley (With files from CKNW) – The Province of BC  says it’s doing it’s best to make sure it’s corrections facilities are safe. This, after the BC Government Employees’ Union said ‘violent incident’ numbers are at crisis levels. Mountain…


Mountain Institution Sweep – Pills, Cell Phones, Smokes, Lighters

Agassiz/Kent –  On Tuesday August 4, 2015, a package containing contraband was seized at Mountain Institution, a medium security federal institution. The contraband seized included cell phones, tobacco, approximately 500 steroid pills, burned music CDs, zig-zag papers, and lighters. The…


Inmate Death At Pacific Institution

Abbotsford – On  Tuesday (June 9, 2015), Larry Early Fisher, an inmate at Pacific Institution died at the institutional hospital. (Pacific Institution was also known as Sumas/Matsqui Institution) At the time of his death, Mr. Fisher, 65 years old, had…


Mission Institution May 18 Lockdown Lifted

Mission BC -After an extensive search through the facility, Mission Institution’s lockdown has been lifted and inmates may once again receive visitors. ORIGINAL STORY – May 18 – The warden at Mission Institution says the prison is locked down for…