Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

April 07, 2007 05:51 ET

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

HOBBEMA, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - April 7, 2007) - At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Friday, April 6, 2007, inmate James Rolland BADGER escaped from Pe Sakastew Centre. Police were notified and a warrant for the inmate's arrest was issued.

BADGER is 43 years old, serving 2 years for the following offences:

possession property obtained by crime - under;

fail to attend;

fail to appear;

fail to comply;

drive more 80 mgs;

Offence Under Municipal By-Laws;

Offence Under Provincial Statues of Alberta (x5);

Theft Under (x2).

His sentence commenced on June 15, 2006. His eligibility dates are as follows:

Day Parole: 2006-12-15

Full Parole: 2007-02-13

Statutory Release: 2007-10-15

Warrant Expiry: 2008-06-14

BADGER weighs 169 pounds, and is six feet tall. He has a fair complexion with brown eyes and brown hair.

Anyone with information as to the whereabouts of BADGER 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

  • Correctional Service of Canada
    Pe Sakastew Centre
    Pam Gahir
    Deputy Warden
    (780) 585-4104