Halifax Police Arrest Second Inmate To Escape Dartmouth Jail – Halifax | The Canadian News

Halifax police arrested the second of two men who they say escaped from Dartmouth Correctional Facility last month.

Chad Stephen Clarke, 28, and Thomas Joseph Smith, 31, escaped from the Nova Scotia Central Correctional Center on the night of Sept. 23, police said.

Clarke was arrested on October 4 in Halifax as police continued to search for Smith.

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On Saturday, police said they saw Smith in the area of ​​Rosedale Avenue and Ropewalk Lane in Dartmouth.

Smith allegedly fled on foot when officers approached him. A short time later, police say officers arrested Smith without incident in the area of ​​Elmwood Avenue and Wyse Road in Dartmouth.

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Smith was on remand at the facility on various charges, including driving while disqualified, failing to attend court, breach of conditions, robbery, possession of a weapon for dangerous purposes and carrying a concealed weapon.

Police said the investigation is ongoing and charges are anticipated.

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