Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

July 08, 2008 16:23 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Escape From Minimum Security Stan Daniels Healing Center; Offender Wesley John

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 8, 2008) - At approximately 11:00 PM on July 7, 2008 offender Wesley John escaped from the Stan Daniels Healing Center. The Edmonton City Police were notified and warrants have been issued.

Wesley John is a 42 year old man serving a six year three month fifteen day sentence for: property offences, driving offences, Failure to comply with conditions of recognizance and Obstruct Public Police Officer.

Wesley has a medium complexion, black hair and brown eyes. He stands 185 cms (6'1") tall and weighs 98 kgs. (217 lbs.)

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of Offender John is asked to contact Edmonton City Police.

The Stan Daniels Healing Center is operated and staffed by Native Counselling Services of Alberta NCSA and is located at 9516 101 Avenue in Edmonton. NCSA provides a range of spiritual and correctional programs to both offenders on conditional release and minimum security inmates via sections 81 and 84 through agreement with the Minister of Public Safety under the Corrections and Conditional Release Act.

At the time of the incident there were 31 inmates and 28 conditionally released offenders residing at the Stan Daniels Healing Center.

The Correctional Service of Canada and Native Counselling of Alberta will be conducting a joint review of the circumstances surrounding the incident.

Contact Information

  • Native Counselling Services of Alberta
    Claire Carefoot
    Director, Stan Daniels Healing Center
    (780) 495-3748