Inmates ESCAPE from Delta Conservation Camp/Suisun City California
Two Minimum security inmates escaped from Delta Conservation Camp which is located just outside of Suisun City, California.
Medical parolee returned to custody pending hearing
SACRAMENTO – The Board of Parole Hearings (BPH) has ordered a medical examination for Peter Post, who was released to medical parole on November 3, to determine whether his condition has improved to the extent that he no longer qualifies for medical parole.
Supervisors demand changes to Gov. Brown's prison realignment plan
By Christina Villacorte, The Daily Breeze-- Alarmed that unarmed probation officers have been put in charge of violent criminals, the county Board of Supervisors on Tuesday demanded changes to Gov. Jerry Brown's month-old realignment plan.
Teflon Sheriff Lee Baca Can Now Decide Inmate Sentences: D.A. Steve Cooley Concerned About More Bad Guys on L.A. Streets
By Dennis Romero, LA Weekly-- If you think Sheriff Lee Baca's L.A. County Jails are a mess now, what with years'-old allegations of deputies beating inmates and a reported system of problem cops being assigned to lockup duty, just wait.
California jails receiving more state prisoners than expected
By Richard Winton and Andrew Blankstein, Los Angeles Times-- The number of state prisoners arriving in county jails under California's controversial prison diversion program is significantly higher than officials had estimated, adding new pressure on sheriff's departments to figure out what to do with thousands of extra inmates.
County has plan to handle inmates
By Rick Longley, Willows Journal -- Glenn County's plan to deal with state inmates returning to this area includes drug and mental health checks, as well as a review what kind of risk they represent.
Former correctional officer pleads guilty for taking bribes
Lassen County Times-- United States Attorney Benjamin B. Wagner announced that Bobby Joe Kirby, 54, of Reno, Nev., pleaded guilty today to a single count of honest services wire fraud for taking payments in exchange for smuggling tobacco and cellular telephones into a Susanville prison.
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State pays $2.2 million in attempted suicide case at Camarillo youth detention facility
By Adam Foxman, Ventura County Star-- Shanelle Crawford had been at the state's Youth Correctional Facility in Camarillo for 20 days when she covered the window of her cell in a mental health ward.
2 inmates escape conservation camp
The Associated Press -- Two Minimum security inmates are on the run from the Delta Conservation Camp just outside of Suisun City.
Two inmates make early escape from camp near Suisun City
By Catherine Bowen, The Reporter-- Two Solano County inmates escaped early Tuesday morning from a minimum-security corrections camp located just outside Suisun City, officials said.
Two inmates walk away from California prison camp
By Sam Quinones, The Los Angeles Times-- Two inmates from Los Angeles walked away early Tuesday morning from a corrections camp in Northern California.
Inmates With Local Ties Escape From NorCal Prison Camp
KTLA News-- Two minimum security inmates with ties to the Los Angeles area walked away from a Northern California facility Tuesday morning.
Manson follower 'Tex' Watson seeks parole in California
By Don Thompson, The Associated Press-- The self-described right-hand man of cult leader Charles Manson, who was convicted of orchestrating the Tate-LaBianca slayings 42 years ago, has his latest parole hearing scheduled Wednesday in a California prison.
Charles Manson's Top Deputy Seeks Parole
By Greg Wilson, NBC Los Angeles-- Tex Watson, who was the right-hand man of murderous mastermind Charles Manson, is seeking parole after serving 42 years in a California prison.
L.A. County supervisors angered over possible release of convicted felon
The Los Angeles Times-- Los Angeles County supervisors on Tuesday decried the potential release of a violent felon under the state's controversial prisoner release program.
Residents speak out on release of sex offender
By Brian Bullock, Santa Maria Times-- Santa Maria residents lined up to express their fear, disgust and outrage to the City Council Tuesday night about the possibility of a sexually violent predator being released into their city.
Calif. parolee may be returned for lewd gestures
By Don Thompson, The Associated Press-- A former inmate freed under California's new medical parole law is back in custody and may have his parole revoked for committing lewd acts within days of his release, corrections officials said Tuesday.
Freed inmate is back in custody
By Jack Dolan, Los Angeles Times-- A California inmate paroled because doctors thought he was too sick to "perform activities of basic daily living" is back under guard after nurses said they caught him masturbating in his hospital bed.
Sacramento career burglar on medical parole is returned to prison custody
By Sam Stanton, The Sacramento Bee-- A 33-year-old career burglar from Sacramento who won medical parole earlier this month has been returned to custody after his behavior in a long-term care facility made it clear that he no longer qualified for the new parole program, officials said Tuesday.
Event puts women's old lives out of style
By Jordan Guinn, The Stockton Record-- She was one of roughly 200 women who received makeovers and participated in the third annual Dress for Success event Tuesday afternoon. The show, hosted by the Stockton Parole Women's Support Group, aims to offer women in rehabilitation programs clothing and tips for job interviews.
Are Child Molesters Really the Most Hated People in Prison?
By Brian Palmer, Slate-- A Pennsylvania judge released accused child molester Jerry Sandusky on $100,000 bail on Monday. The decision keeps Sandusky out of the reach of prison inmates, who have a reputation for attacking child molesters. Are molesters really the most reviled people in prison?