Corrections staff search for missing tool

Mission Institution went into lockdown Aug. 8 around 3:30 p.m.

Mission Institution has been locked down since Wednesday (Aug. 8) afternoon after a tool went missing from the prison’s cabinet shop.

The lockdown started around 3:30 p.m. to help facilitate a search.

The institution will return to normal routine when it is determined safe to do so, said a press release.

Regularly scheduled visits to the institution may be affected. Those who have previously scheduled visits are asked to contact the institution directly.