$800,000 in Contraband Seized at Stony Mountain Institution

Manitoba Post StaffNews

STONY MOUNTAIN – Staff have seized $800,000 in contraband items in the maximum security unit of Stony Mountain Institution.

Two packages containing the contraband items were seized in the exercise yard. The items included cell phones, tools, tobacco and THC concentrates.

The police have been notified and the Institution is investigating.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is heightening measures to prevent contraband and drugs from entering its institutions in order to help ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone. CSC also works in partnership with the police to take action against those who attempt to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.