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Manitoba, Sep 1 (Canadian-Media): A package containing contraband, with total estimated institutional value of $420,368, was seized on August 31, 2020, at about 7:30 A.M on the perimeter of the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution as a result of the vigilance of staff members, Correctional Services Canada(CSC) reports said.
Contraband. Image credit: Wikimedia Commons
Included in the contraband seized were cell phones and chargers, prepaid SIM cards, THC concentrate, shatter, steroids, tobacco, marijuana, hashish, and rolling papers.
The police have been notified investigating is being done by the institution.
CSC's heightening measures as well as its use of a number of tools used by the CSC with its to prevent drugs from entering its institution include ion scanners and search of buildings, personal property, inmates and visitors using drug-detector dogs in order to help ensure a safe and secure environment for everyone.
CSC also partners with the police to take action against the culprits trying to introduce contraband into correctional institutions.
A telephone tip line for all federal institutions has been set up by the CSC to receive additional information about activities relating to security at CSC institutions related to drug use or trafficking that threaten the safety and security of visitors, inmates and staff members working at CSC institutions.
The toll-free number, 1‑866‑780‑3784, helps ensure that the information shared is protected and that callers remain anonymous.