The Orillia OPP have been made aware of an escaped inmate in the Orillia area.
On October 09, 2018 Gaston Gagnon, age 29, of Orillia has been identified as being in the Orillia area and believed to be involved in property crime. The suspect is an escaped inmate from the Sudbury Jail. Although police feel there is no specific threat to public safety the Orillia OPP reminds the public to be aware of their personal safety at all times. As a result of his status the Orillia OPP and the Orillia Community Street Crime Unit are investigating the whereabouts of this wanted person.
Police are asking the assistance of the public in locating this suspect. A picture of him is attached to this release. If anyone has information on his whereabouts they are encouraged to contact police at 1-888-310-1122 or 705-326-3536.
If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or visit Crime Stoppers at: www.crimestoppers.com where you may be eligible to receive a cash reward of $2,000.