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Quentin unlawfully at large. Will be returned to St. Thomas

Monday, February 18, 2013   by: SooToday.com Staff

CITY POLICE

NEWS RELEASE

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City Police received information on February 18th from Elgin County OPP that 35 year old Quentin Carrick may be in the Sault.
 
Mr. Carrick was unlawfully at large from the St.Thomas Ontario Regional Mental Health facility since February 15th.
 
Alert patrol officers checked a local downtown hotel at approximately 2:30 in the morning and located Mr. Carrick in one of the rooms.
 
He was arrested without incident at that time and brought to the City Police station where arrangements are currently being made to transport him back to St.Thomas.
 
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Slim Shady 2/18/2013 10:02:33 AM Report

Nice to see that a Mental Health Facility has such good work practices and that people with mental health issues are so closely watched. ANd they wonder how episodes like that person who beheaded a student on a Greyhound Bus a couple years back happen?!
Sam C 2/18/2013 10:21:52 AM Report

Slim... keep in mind that people with mental health issues are not always dangerous. Many just can't cope, whether due to depression, anxiety or other such issues.

1 in 5 Canadians will suffer from some form of mental health issue.

http://cmha.ca

btw - The Greyhound incident was perpetrated by Someone who was NOT, until the incident, a "mental patient," and in fact had up until then been described as "reliable, hard-working and not showing any signs of trouble."
iamtc 2/18/2013 11:59:14 AM Report

Slim is dead on and thanks for the tip sam
sinikka 2/18/2013 12:10:15 PM Report

sam c people with mental health issues that are put into a mental health facility by the courts and disappear are deemed to be dangerous. period.
Big Deal 2/18/2013 12:12:05 PM Report

To Sam C....about the guy from the Greyhound bus who is NOW on supervised day passes and around public??? Unbelievable....if we were like some parts of the United States he wouldn't be breathing again (which should be the case), just like the poor guy he attacked AND canabalized!!! REALLY????
moem 2/18/2013 8:44:07 PM Report

Big deal

Sam c didn't say he thought the " bus guy" should be out. He was merely making a point that not all mentally ill people are dangerous, and that the perpetrator in that case was not actually a patient. Mental health issues are very common and they can happen to any one of us at anytime. The " let's talk campaign" did an extraordinary job of raising money for mental illness though it would appear it hasn't raised enough awareness!! Mental illness affects not just the individual but also their loved ones. The costs to society are enormous as well. People not affected by it should be thankful every day rather than spending even a second putting down or pointing a finger at those who live with such disorders..... Compassion people.....
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