Update - Escaped Inmate Arrested In B.C.

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.

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.

(Occurrence Number: 16-96447)