They’re already in jail, but still got into trouble.
Three Brandon Correctional Centre inmates have been charged with trying to contact people they weren’t supposed to.
All three incidents were reported to Brandon police on Tuesday. All three inmates were on court orders with directives not to contact the people they did.
In these cases, 36-year-old, 19-year-old and 26-year-old men have been charged. They’re to all appear in court on the allegations on March 29.
How the inmates are alleged to have managed to make contact wasn’t noted.
In general, in the past, jail staff have intercepted mail sent to an outside protected party. Inmates have been known to secret messages in mail addressed to third parties.
They’ve also been known to use the identification number of other inmates when using the phone to contact residents outside the jail, to avoid detection. Or, they’ve made phone calls to the protected person via third parties.
However, it’s also possible that the subject of the no-contact orders weren’t outside residents. Inmates may also be on orders not to have contact with other inmates while in custody.
The Brandon Police Service media release didn’t specify whether the incidents…
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