Canada Fire lit inside cell during disagreement with staff at Edmonton women’s prison
Police investigate arrow with attached meth shot into Abbotsford prison
Police are investigating after an arrow attached to two packages of meth was shot into an Abbotsford prison. According to a news release from the Correctional Service of Canada, the attempted delivery took place sometime on Jan. 9 at Abbotsford’s Pacific Institution. Around 10:50 a.m. that day, staff found a carbon-fibre sporting arrow on the perimeter of the institution. Attached to the arrow were two packages of wha was determined to be nine grams of crystal amphetamine. The estimated value of the delivery is $7,200. Police were notified and an investigation will be launched.
Two inmates and three staff members of thewere taken to hospital after an incident at the prison on Thursday.
Edmonton police said they responded around 11:40 p.m. after firefighters reported an arson at the women's prison in west Edmonton.
Police said there was a disagreement between staff and inmates, so an EPS negotiator was dispatched to speak with the inmates.
Vehicle plows through front of Edmonton daycare
Police are investigating after a vehicle smashed through the front of a south Edmonton daycare Thursday morning. At around 7:50 a.m., police were called to Sunshine Academy Daycare in the area of 66 Street and 42 Avenue. A vehicle parked in front of the building was about to leave when it ran into the daycare, police said. The entire car made its way into the daycare, smashing through the windows and into the daycare's baby room. Debris was spread through the centre, into the daycare's toddler room, a witness told Global News.
However, some items inside the cell were lit on fire, so police said correctional staff moved in and removed all the inmates inside.
The fire was extinguished by sprinklers before firefighters arrived, so they were stood down.
Alberta Health Services said paramedics assessed 20 people on scene.
Three inmates and three staff members were taken to hospital as a precaution due to smoke inhalation, police said.
Police said the incident is still under investigation.
Global News reached out to the Correctional Service of Canada and the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers for more information, but neither agency replied as of publishing.
This story will be updated if we receive a response.
Theon 178 Street and 111 Avenue is a multi-level minimum, medium, and maximum security facility designed to address the unique needs of female offenders. It has capacity for 167 inmates.
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