News release

Inmate Back in Custody

The inmate who escaped from the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility in Dartmouth on Monday, August 22, is now in police custody.

“I would like to thank law enforcement for their efforts in apprehending this individual and the public for their co-operation,” said Brad Johns, Minister of Justice and Attorney General.

The inmate, Ryan Taylor Wilband, was on remand at the facility on several charges, including robbery, theft, a weapons offence and breaches of probation.

The Department of Justice is conducting an investigation of this incident.