“Unaccounted For” Westgate Prisoner Caught

September 30, 2019 | 6 Comments

[Updated] An “unaccounted for” inmate from the Westgate Correctional Facility has since been located in Southampton and is currently in custody, according to police.

A police spokesperson said, “Commissioner of Police Stephen Corbishley can confirm that Bermuda Police Service and Department of Corrections personnel conducted a joint search for an unaccounted for inmate from the Westgate Correctional Facility earlier this afternoon [September 30th].

“The 29-year-old male inmate has since been located in Southampton and is currently in police custody.

“The Minister of National Security Wayne Caines has been notified.

“Inquiries regarding the circumstances of this incident continue.”

Update 5.45pm: Minister of National Security, Wayne Caines said, “This afternoon, I was informed that a male inmate had escaped from the Westgate Correctional Facility.

“The Bermuda Police Service [BPS] and the Department of Corrections conducted a joint search and the inmate was successfully apprehended.

“I wish to thank the BPS and the Department of Corrections Officers for their swift action. I can confirm that the Ministry of National Security is conducting an immediate internal investigation of the matter and I have asked the Acting Commissioner for a full and thorough assessment and review of the incident.”

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  1. Looking says:

    How that happened?

  2. On the Rock says:

    Anything is possible.

  3. bob says:

    ion know free that man

  4. billy says:

    police are dumb how he ecaspe jail

  5. aceboy says:

    Escaped is such a harsh word, let’s tone it down a little and instead say “Unaccounted for”.

    Perception is more important than reality.

  6. somuchless says:

    If he woulda dressed in disguise like Zane did on the cruise and in Bermuda he woulda been alright. Lol.

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