A murderer escapes from prison in Laval

A 58-year-old murderer escaped from a minimum security prison in Laval, the Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) announced Friday afternoon. On his Twitter account, CSC reported that Denis Bégin fled the Federal Training Center.  Bégin was serving an indeterminate sentence of imprisonment for “several offenses”, including unpremeditated murder.  The fifties is 5 feet 7 inches […]

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Two years in prison for seven fires

A young arsonist who lit seven fires in one night was finally sentenced to two years in prison on Wednesday after running away for four months. Cristian Andres Medina Bolanos would normally have spent the summer in the shade because of the crimes he committed in the fall of 2016. The 26-year-old, however, was able […]

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He wants to avoid jail for burying his wife

The man accused of obstruction of justice, after having buried the corpse of his spouse under a pile of stones in Lac-Beauport in November 2016, wishes to avoid prison and a criminal record, to be able to continue his work of ‘orthotist-prosthetist. As part of the sentencing commentary, Malcolm Tremblay, who confessed in November 2016 […]

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12 years for killing his pregnant wife

He had hidden the body of the woman under their bed The man who killed his five-month-old pregnant wife in August 2015 before hiding his body under a bed in the house was sentenced to life in prison with no possibility of parole for 12 years. Judge Daniel Royer thus endorsed the common suggestion of […]

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Prison population: Hells down, gangs up

The prison population related to organized crime decreases, especially among criminal bikers The number of Hells Angels detainees has dropped drastically in Quebec prisons, while street gang members are more present than ever. This is the latest annual portrait of the criminal organization-related offender population, a study conducted earlier this year by the Department of Public Safety. […]

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