August 22, 2016 12:27 am
Updated: August 24, 2016 2:30 pm

RCMP locate and arrest dangerous offender Darrell Moosomin

WATCH ABOVE: Dangerous offender who walked away from escorted day pass back in custody. Global’s Nancy Hixt reports.


Darrell Moosomin was arrested Sunday evening after Killam RCMP received reports that a man matching Moosomin’s description was seen hitchhiking on Highway 13 just east of Daysland.

The dangerous offender has been missing since Aug. 13 when he was granted day leave from the Pe Sakastew Centre in Maskwacis to attend the Samson powwow. He was escorted by an elder, but sometime last Saturday evening the elder lost sight of him.

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Moosomin was arrested roadside without incident Sunday night.

READ MORE: Calls for review of inmate escape after horrific crimes revealed in parole docs

The Correctional Services of Canada said Moosomin, 54, is serving an indeterminate sentence for sexual assault, assault causing bodily harm, assault with a weapon, failing to comply with a probation order, operating a motor vehicle while disqualified and obstruction of a police or peace officer.

Moosomin is serving his sentence at a minimum security facility in Maskwacis, known as a healing lodge.

READ MORE: Outrage after dangerous offender walks away while on escorted day pass in central Alberta

Watch below: There are calls for greater accountability 6 days after a dangerous offender escaped custody. Horrific details of Darrell Moosomin’s crimes are detailed in parole documents obtained by Global News. Filed by Nancy Hixt on Aug. 18. WARNING: This story contains details that may be disturbing to some viewers.

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