STONY MOUNTAIN, MB, July 13, 2018 /CNW/ - On July 3, 2018, at about 9:40 a.m., as a result of the vigilance of staff members, a package containing contraband was seized in the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution.
The contraband seized included tobacco, steroids, syringes, nicotine gum, a cell phone, and a cell phone charger. The total estimated institutional value of this seizure is $12,580.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is heightening measures to prevent contraband from entering its institutions in order to help ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.
CSC has set up a telephone tip line for all federal institutions so that it may receive additional information about activities relating to security at CSC institutions. These activities may be related to drug use or trafficking that may threaten the safety and security of visitors, inmates and staff members working at CSC institutions.
The toll-free number, 1‑866‑780‑3784, helps ensure that the information shared is protected and that callers remain anonymous.
SOURCE Correctional Services of Canada Prairie Region
For further information: JL Meyer, Assistant Warden, Management Services, Stony Mountain Institution, 204-344-5111 ext 5120