Pe Sakastew Centre inmate escapes

An inmate has escaped from Hobbema’s Pe Sakastew Centre.

  • Jul. 18, 2012 1:00 p.m.

An inmate has escaped from Hobbema’s Pe Sakastew Centre.

Sonny Ray Giant was discovered missing during the jail’s July 15 noon count.

Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Royal Canadian Mounted Police and a warrant has been issued for Giant’s arrest.

Sonny Giant, 31, is described as 173 cm (5’8”) in height, his weight is 82 Kg (181 lbs), he has brown eyes and black hair. He is currently serving a four year, six month sentence for failure to comply with condition of undertaking or recognizance, possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000, break, enter and commit, operate a motor vehicle in flight, obstructing a public/peace officer, and break and enter with intent.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Sonny Giant is asked to contact their local police.

CSC and Pe Sakastew Centre will conduct a joint investigation into the circumstances surrounding the incident and are working with the RCMP to locate Giant as quickly as possible.