Escape and recapture of an inmate from Dorchester Penitentiary minimum security unit

News release

April 13, 2024 – Dorchester, New Brunswick – Correctional Service Canada

On April 13, 2024, at 20:35 p.m., staff members at the minimum-security unit at Dorchester Penitentiary discovered that Jermaine Browne was not accounted for.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, and a warrant for the inmate’s arrest was issued.

At 22:00 p.m., the inmate was apprehended by police. CSC will investigate the circumstances of this incident.

Ensuring the safety and security of institutions, staff, and public remains the highest priority in the operations of the federal correctional system.


Emile Belliveau

Assistant Warden, Management Services

Dorchester Penitentiary

(506) 379-4006

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