Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

December 31, 2015 21:17 ET

Correctional Service Canada: Escape from Escorted Temporary Absence

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(Marketwired - Dec. 31, 2015) - On December 31, 2015, at about 2:58 p.m., Stony Mountain Institution, a multi-level security federal institution, was notified that Jacques Larente escaped during a medical escorted temporary absence in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Winnipeg City Police and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

At approximately 4:40p.m. on December 31, 2015, LARENTE was apprehended by police. CSC and Stony Mountain Institution are conducting a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.

Contact Information

  • Guy Langlois
    Assistant Warden, Management Services
    Stony Mountain Institution
    Correctional Service Canada
    (204) 344-5111