Kent Institution

Kent Institution Went Into Lockdown On May 7

Kent – In a usually thin worded release from their communications office, Corrections Service of Canada announced that Kent Institution went into lockdown on May 7 (Tuesday). Their press release called this an “exceptional search” (which happens a number of…


Kent Institution Shakedown – $86K in Drugs, Weapons Found

Kent/Agassiz – Back on Monday March 25, a package containing contraband was seized on the perimeter of Kent Institution by CSC – Correctional Service of Canada. The contraband seized included the following: – 1 drone – 1 ceramic edged weapon…


$46K Worth Of Crystal Meth Confiscated At Kent Institution

Kent/Agassiz – In a statement from CSC – Correctional Service of Canada, this past Wednesday, officers performed another routine sweep and confiscated a package containing a cell phone and over 80 grams of crystal methamphetamine. The value inside the prison…


Inmate Deaths At Kent, Mission Institutions

Mission/Kent/Agassiz – Correctional Service of Canada issued releases on two inmate deaths but did not elaborate on their demise. On Thursday (April 26), Eric Shawn Carty, an inmate from Kent Institution died while in custody. At the time of his…




Kent Lockdown

Agassiz –  On January 18, 2017 at 8:30 am a lockdown was put in place at Kent Institution a maximum security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search. The search was ordered to ensure the safety…


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…


Lockdown At Mountain Institution

Agassiz– Correctional Service Canada On November 1, 2016 at about 4 p.m., a lockdown was put in place at Mountain Institution (a medium security federal institution next to Kent which is maximum security), to enable staff members to conduct a…


10 Day Kent Lockdown Over

Kent/Agassiz – A ten-day lockdown ended Sunday at the maximum security Kent Institution in the Fraser Valley. A release from the prison says the lockdown began May 6th to allow staff to conduct what is called an exceptional search. Assistant…