UPDATE: Emblau located in Calgary

Escapee from Maskwacis federal institution arrested without incident

Tyrone Michael Emblau

Tyrone Michael Emblau


May 6, 2020

Tyrone Emblau was arrested without incident by the Maskwacis RCMP Community Response Unit and General Investigative Section (CRU-GIS) on the evening of May 5, 2020. Maskwacis CRU-GIS located Emblau at a residence in Calgary. Calgary Police Service and the Calgary Sheriffs assisted with arresting Emblau. Emblau remains in custody and is scheduled for court in Wetaskiwin on May 14th on the charges related to his escape.

– Submitted by Maskwacis RCMP


Police are searching for Tyrone Michael Emblau, 36, after he escaped from a a minimum-security federal institution in Maskwacis in the early hours on May 3.

According to a press release from Correctional Service Canada, during the 4:30 a.m. round, staff members at Pê Sâkâstêw Centre discovered that inmate Tyrone Michael Emblau was not accounted for.

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) immediately contacted the Maskwacis RCMP detachment and a warrant for his arrest has been issued.

Emblau measures 188 cm (6’2”) in height and weighs 118 kg (260 lbs). He has a medium complexion, green eyes and black hair. He has several tattoos on his arms and legs, including one on his right forearm that reads “space age forever” as well as an iron cross on each shoulder.

He is currently serving a sentence of two years, two months, eleven days for assault with intent to resist arrest.

Anyone who has information on the whereabouts of Emblau is asked to contact police.

CSC says it has given the police all the information available to help arrest the inmate and is working with them to locate the offender as quickly as possible. CSC will investigate the circumstances that lead to the escape.

Maskwacis RCMP

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