Lockdown At Dorchester Penitentiary Ends

Posted on Friday, September 30, 2016 11:00 AM

A lockdown at Dorchester Penitentiary has ended.

Corrections Canada officials says they have completed a search, and normal operations at the medium secured facility has resumed.

A number of unauthorized items and contraband were found during the search.

The lockdown was put into place on September 19th.

Visits to the facility have also now resumed.