UPDATED: Prisoner escaped from Maskwacis located in Calgary

Emblau was arrested without incident

Tyrone Michael Emblau

UPDATE 2:

May 6, 2020

Tyrone Emblau was arrested without incident by the Maskwacis RCMP Community Response Unit and General Investigative Section (CRU-GIS) on the evening of May 5, 2020. Maskwacis CRU-GIS located Emblau at a residence in Calgary. Calgary Police Service and the Calgary Sheriffs assisted with arresting Emblau. Emblau remains in custody and is scheduled for court in Wetaskiwin on May 14th on the charges related to his escape.

– Submitted by Maskwacis RCMP

UPDATE 1:

The Maskwacis RCMP are now seeking the public’s assistance in locating escaped inmate Tyrone Emblau, according to a news release on May 5.

Emblau is now facing charges from the Maskwacis RCMP for the prison breach, escaping from lawful custody and being unlawfully at large.

If you have seen Emblau, please contact the Maskwacis RCMP at 780-585-3767 or call your local police. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

ORIGINAL STORY:

Police are searching for Tyrone Michael Emblau, 36, after he escaped from a a minimum-security federal institution in Maskwacis in the early hours on May 3.

According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada, during the 4:30 a.m. round, staff members at Pê Sâkâstêw Centre discovered that inmate Tyrone Michael Emblau was not accounted for.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Maskwacis RCMP detachment and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Emblau measures 188 cm (6’2”) in height and weighs 118 kg (260 lbs). He has a medium complexion, green eyes and black hair. He has several tattoos on his arms and legs, including one on his right forearm that reads “space age forever” as well as an iron cross on each shoulder.

He is currently serving a sentence of two years, two months, eleven days for assault with intent to resist arrest.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Emblau is asked to contact police.

CSC says it has given the police all the information available to help arrest the inmate and is working with them to locate the offender as quickly as possible. CSC will investigate the circumstances that lead to the escape.

Maskwacis RCMP

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