Update: Escaped Saskatchewan Inmate Arrested In B.C.

Travis Funk and Lauryn Carter Arrested in BC

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan – The 34-year-old subject wanted for escaping lawful custody in Saskatoon in September was arrested and taken into custody in British Columbia over the weekend.

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Travis Funk was arrested in Merritt, B.C. by members of the RCMP on October 21, 2016, in the company of a 24-year-old woman alleged to have assisted him in escaping lawful custody. Both suspects will return to Saskatoon in the next few days to face charges. (Court Info #’s 33307201, 33307213).

As a result of the investigation, two other men ages 29 and 35, have also been charged as Party to Offence by aiding Mr. Funk in escaping lawful custody. (Court Info # 33307213, 38010711).

On September 24, 2016, Police responded to a report that a man had fled from the Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre after allegedly climbing over the fence and getting into a vehicle.

The SPS wish to thank the B.C. RCMP for their assistance.

Saskatoon Police Service


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