Correctional Service Canada

Correctional Service Canada

December 21, 2015 11:19 ET

Escape and Recapture of Inmate from Archambault Institution: Minimum Security Unit

LAVAL, QUÉBEC--(Marketwired - Dec. 21, 2015) - Correctional Service Canada

On December 18th, 2015, during the 10:10 p.m. count in the minimum security unit at Archambault Institution, in Sainte-Anne-des-Plaines, staff members discovered that Julio Alberto Lopez Black was not accounted for.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Sûreté du Québec and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Just two hours later, at 00:18 a.m. on December 19th, Julio Alberto Lopez Black was apprehended by the Service de police de Terrebonne. CSC is conducting an 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

  • Jean-Yves Roy
    Communications Manager
    Correctional Service Canada, Quebec Region