After a little more than two weeks on the lam, the three prisoners who escaped from a Quebec prison are back in custody, the Sûreté du Québec said in a tweet.
CTV News reports the three men, charged with murder and drug trafficking, were captured at a luxury condo in Montreal. The network reports:
“Serge Pomerleau, Denis Lefebvre and Yves Denis were arrested in an early-morning raid by SWAT teams at a Montreal condo at around 1:30 a.m. on Sunday, CTV News has learned. No shots were fired during the arrests.
“Police are still looking for at least one other suspect who was likely an accomplice in the prison break.
” ‘It could be a person who helped them escape from prison or person who helped them hide from us,’ said Sgt. Audrey-Anne Bilodeau. ‘The investigation continues.’ ”
As we’ve reported, this was the second helicopter jail break in recent memory. Previously, in March of 2013, a helicopter swooped in and airlifted two convicts from a Montreal prison.
The CBC reports that after the second escape on June 7, three facilities instituted a no-fly zone. The network adds:
“The facilities are in Saint-Jérome, Rivière des Prairies, and Orsainville.
“It is unclear how long these measures will be in place.
“Orsainville had a temporary ‘no-fly’ zone for three days after the escape.”
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