Correctional Service of Canada

Correctional Service of Canada

August 21, 2005 14:05 ET

Two Inmates Escape from Minimum Security Pe Sakastew Centre

HOBBEMA, ALBERTA--(CCNMatthews - Aug. 21, 2005) - At approximately 2330 hours on the 20 of August, 2005, inmates Leo McIntyre and Bernie McGilvery escaped from the Centre. Royal Canadian Mounted Police were notified and a warrant for the inmate's arrest were issued.

The missing inmates are:

Leo McIntyre is 34 years, old, serving 17 years, 11 months for Robbery, Disguise with Intent, Escape Lawful Custdoy and Possession of a Prohibited weapon. His sentenced commenced on September 13, 1991. His Statutory release was scheduled for June 20, 2007. He weighs 93kg, and is 184 cm tall. He has a fair complexion with Blue eyes and brown hair. McIntyre has numerous tattoos on his Right arm "Taureau Bras Droit" and on his shoulders "Chinese Symbol" and a tattoo on his back "Dragon Head".

Bernie McGilvery is 27 years old, serving 2 years for property related offenses. His sentence commenced on March 3, 2005. His Statutory Release date would have been July 9, 2006.He weighs 75 Kgs and is 175 cms. He has medium complexion with Brown eyes and Black hair. McGilvery has numerous scars, 4 inch vertical scar on his chest, left forearm 5 inch Zig Zag scar, right forearm "T and upside down T, tattoo middle back "Skull/Demon/Lady" , tattoo upper back , big skull with 2 smaller ones

Anyone with information as to the where abouts of these inmates are asked to contact police.

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

The Centre has had one escape this year and an escape in 2004.

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

Contact Information

  • Pe Sakastew Centre
    Ron Boutin
    (780) 585-5000
    Pe Sakastew Centre
    Gerry Michayluk
    Assistant Director
    (780) 585-5002