The escapee is thought to be heading to Brandon, Manitoba
On January 24, 2021 during the 7:30 P.M. count in the minimum security unit at Stony Mountain Institution, staff members discovered that Owen Spence was not accounted for.
The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) contacted the Stonewall detachment of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.
Owen Spence is 25 years old, measures 180 cm (5’11”) in height and weighs 85 kg (188 lbs). He has a medium complexion, brown eyes and black hair. He is currently serving a sentence of two years, nine months, 25 days for Fail to comply with conditions of undertaking/recognizance, Unauthorized possession of prohibited/restricted weapon, Contravention of storage regulations, Careless use/storage of firearm, Utter threat to cause death/harm x2, Possess weapon for dangerous purpose, and Utter threat to destroy property.
Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Owen Spence is asked to contact the police. CSC will investigate the circumstances of this incident and is working with the police to locate the offender as quickly as possible.