Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

March 04, 2007 03:51 ET

Correctional Service of Canada: Inmate Escapes From Minimum Security Pe Sakastew Centre

HOBBEMA, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - March 4, 2007) - Correctional Service of Canada: At approximately 7:05 p.m. on Saturday, March 3, 2007, inmate Wesley Floyd JOHN escaped while on an Escorted Temporary Absence from Pe Sakastew Centre. Police were notified and a warrant for the inmate's arrest was issued.

JOHN is 41 years old, serving 4 years 3 months 15 days for the following offences:

possession property obtained by crime - over (x4);

fail to attend court (x2);

break enter & commit (x4);

possession property obtained by crime - under (x2);

obstruct public/peace officer;

fail to comply (x2)

drive more 80 mgs

offence under highway traffic act (x2)

His sentence commenced March 18, 2004. His eligibility dates are as follows:

Day Parole: 2006-10-10

Full Parole: 2007-04-10

Statutory Release: 2007-10-25

Warrant Expiry: 2008-07-06

JOHN weighs 220 pounds, and is six feet, one inch tall. He has a medium complexion with brown eyes and black hair.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of JOHN is asked to contact police.

The Correctional Service of Canada will be conducting an investigation into the circumstances surrounding the escape.

Pe Sakastew Centre is a minimum-security facility in Hobbema, Alberta that accommodates 60 inmates.

Contact Information

  • Pe Sakastew Centre
    Pam Gahir
    Deputy Warden
    (780) 585-4104