An inmate escapes from a penitentiary in Laval

News 22 July, 2017
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    Luc Paquette

    Maxime Deland

    Friday, 21 July, 2017 16:01

    Friday, 21 July, 2017 16:01

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    A detained 52-year-old was serving a sentence of 32 months ‘ imprisonment for arson, escaped Thursday from a minimum-security institution in Laval.

    It is during the counting of the end of the evening, a little before 23 p.m., correctional officers discovered that Luc Paquette was missing.

    The correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the police in the surrounding area, as well as with the Sûreté du Québec (SQ), and a warrant of arrest was launched against him.

    CSC has not provided more information as to the circumstances surrounding the escape of inmate. An investigation has been opened on this subject.

    Paquette was serving a sentence of two years and eight months for arson, possession of incendiary material, possession of property obtained by crime, theft and possession of burglars tools, including.

    In the past, he has already been imprisoned for robbery, disguise in the commission of the offence, as is possession and use of a firearm.

    Luc Paquette measure 1.73 meters (5ft 8 inches) and weighs 98 kg (217 lb). He has the pale complexion, brown eyes and gray hair.

    He has several tattoos: the words “Natalie” and “Playboy” on the abdomen, a tribal symbol on the back and the left arm, a heart with a flower on the right side of the torso and on the left side, we can read the word “Playboy” in red.

    Anyone with information that may lead to Luc Paquette is invited to communicate with the police department of his municipality.