Drugs seized at Mountain Institution

Prison officials estimate package worth $15,000 in institutional value

  • Jul. 18, 2013 7:00 p.m.

Correctional staff at Mountain Institution near Agassiz intercepted a package containing drugs Tuesday morning.

While they did not specify what type of drugs were seized, or how much, they provided an estimate of $15,000, institutional value.

A press release from the Assistant Warden Management Services states that the Correctional Service of Canada is using a number of tools to try to control the flow of drugs into prisons, including an ion scanner and drug dogs.

It did not specify how the drugs were found.

There is a toll-free, anonymous tip line available, at 1-866-780-3784.

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