Mountain Institution

Mountain Institution Under Lockdown Since September 3

Agassiz – This past Tuesday (September 3, @6:15PM) a lockdown was put in place at Mountain Medium Security Institution to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search. Normal operations will resume as soon as it is considered safe to…


Death of Inmate at Mountain Institution

Agassiz – Last Friday (March 22), Ronald Adams, an inmate from Mountain Institution died while in our custody of apparent natural causes. At the time of his death, Mr. Adams, 55 years old, had been serving a life sentence, for…


Lockdown Continues At Mountain Institution

Kent/Agassiz – Last Thursday afternoon (January 24, @4PM), FVN learned that a lockdown was put in place at Mountain Institution, the medium security federal institution, to enable staff members to conduct an exceptional search. The search was ordered to ensure…


Lockdown At Mountain Institution

Kent/Agassiz – A lockdown of Mountain Medium Security Institution continues and may roll through Tuesday and Wednesday. The shut down and suspension of visitation rights happened on Friday August 24th. Correctional Service Canada clamped down after suspicions arose that drugs…


Lockdown At Mountain Institution

Agassiz – On Monday night (June 12, 2017 at about 11:00 p.m.), a lockdown was put in place at Mountain Medium Security Institution, to enable staff members to conduct an “exceptional search”. The prison is on the same site as…




Lockdown At Mountain Institution

Agassiz  –  Back on Friday (February 17, 2017 at about 6PM), a lockdown was put in place at Mountain Institution (Next to Kent Institution) to enable staff members to conduct an “exceptional search”. Normal operations will resume as soon as…


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…


Mountain Institution Inmate Death

Agassiz/Kent – An inmate at Mountain Institution died at Surrey hospital on Tuesday, according to Correctional Service Canada. On April 19 51 year old Kenneth Blair Schmutz passed away. As in all cases involving the death of an inmate, the police…