MONTREAL — Montreal's infamous Bordeaux jail refuses to comment on an inmate who posted Facebook photos of himself with fine cognac in one hand, a cigar in the other and finely-sculpted pecs in-between.
The photos of convict Michael Simoneau-Meunier, taken from his north-end cell, are titled "Xo and blunt living da jail life."
Xo refers to his $250 bottle of cognac and blunt is slang for a marijuana joint.
Simoneau-Meunier, a 15-time offender awaiting a robbery sentence, posted topless photos of himself and other inmates, showing off their muscular physiques.
The inmates exchanged messages with Facebook friends, kept them up to date on their parole dates and received compliments about their trim bodies.
Simoneau-Meunier responded to the messages of encouragement by posting "at least it's good times here."
Quebec's public safety department refused to comment on the photos and said it has zero tolerance for alcohol, drugs, tobacco or cellphones.
A source familiar with conditions at Bordeaux tells QMI Agency that inmates are smuggling in cellphones faster than guards can confiscate them.
JEAN-NICOLAS BLANCHET, QMI AGENCY
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