Contraband and Unauthorized Items Seized at Joyceville Institution

Staff at Joyceville Institution have seized over $12,000 worth of contraband and unauthorized items.

The contraband, which was confiscated from a visitor in the assessment unit on Friday morning, includes 78.3 grams of Tobacco and 47.7 grams of Marijuana.

The visitor was arrested by the OPP Penitentiary Squad and could face criminal charges.

The Correctional Service of Canada has set up a telephone tip line for all federal institutions, to receive additional information about activities relating to security at CSC institutions.

The activities can be related to drug use or trafficking that may threaten the safety and security of visitors, inmates and staff members.

The toll-free number is 1-866-780-3784, and all information shared is protected, so that callers remain
anonymous.