Thursday, June 27, 2013

Daily Corrections Clips

California Prisons
2,500 lock up jobs at Stockton prison hospital
J.N. Sbranti, Modesto Bee

STOCKTON — Dignitaries and media members got their first look at California's massive new prison hospital Tuesday, but many of its well-paid staff members have been working there for months.

California Inmates
Long Beach man sent back to death row for 1998 murder
Kevin Darnell Pearson to return to San Quentin for vicious 1998 murder, rape
Greg Mellen, Press Telegram

A Long Beach man was sent to death row for a second time Wednesday for his involvement in a gruesome 1998 rape, robbery, torture and murder of a woman, whose nude body was found near a freeway in Long Beach.

Inmate Returned Here In ’06 Murder
(LAS VEGAS, KXNT)–A man currently serving time in a California prison has been returned to Nevada to face charges in the 2006 murder of a woman in Las Vegas.

Shaun Leflore is accused in the shooting death of Chantell Hollowell, his then-girlfriend, who was found in her apartment in December 2006 in a case police believed was an apparent suicide, partly based on what Leflore had told them at the time.

California Prisons
Inside the SHU Part 2: Prison gangs
Anthony Skeens, The Triplicate
Even behind bars, they can leave their mark on streets

Sitting at his desk tucked in the Institutional Gang Investigations office, Capt. Dave Barneburg’s brown eyes widen as he explains the history of prison gangs and their tactics to circumvent Pelican Bay State Prison’s communications safeguards.