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USP Canaan
Wayne County - Federal Prison - Pennsylvania
United States Penitentiary Canaan

United States Penitentiary Canaan is located in the city of Waymart, Pennsylvania which has a population of 1,297 (2013) residents. USP Canaan began processing inmates once the original construction was completed and service started in 2005 but may have been expanded or renovated since that time, to accommodate the growing prison population. There is an average of 1374 inmates currently serving time at this facility. Prisoners are housed in separate areas depending on the crimes they committed, their current risk assessment, and their behavior. This facility is currently under the supervision of Warden Charles Maiorana and houses male offenders.

If you have a family or loved one that is currently incarcerated at United States Penitentiary Canaan, the first thing you should do is contact the prison for information on the inmate. Based on the information you are provided, you would then contact either a criminal defense lawyer or a bail bond service. They will provide you with vital information which can be used to defend an individual and in a lot of cases get them released from detention while awaiting trial.

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United States Penitentiary Canaan
P.O. Box 300
Waymart, PA 18472

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P.O. Box 300
Waymart, PA 18472

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Year Built or Opened: 2005 Warden or Supervisor: Warden Charles Maiorana Daily Inmate Count: 1374 Security Level(s): maximum

P.O. Box 300
Waymart, PA 18472

Phone Number(s): 570-488-8000
Fax Number: 570-488-8130
Email Address: CAA/[email protected]

3057 Easton Turnpike
Waymart, PA 18472