Thursday, June 12, 2014

Daily Corrections Clips

CALIFORNIA PAROLE

Fallbrook Residents Angry Over Rapist's Release
Danya Bacchus and R. Stickney, NBC 7 San Diego

Fallbrook residents are angry to learn a convicted serial rapist moved into their community without any public notice.


Barrett Littleton served time in prison for attacks on seven women beginning in 1986. He’s now living on Daily Road right down the road from TJ and Gabrielle Lynas.

CALIFORNIA INMATES

DNA Evidence Links Four More Killings to a Convicted Killer of Ten Women
Beverly Hills Courier 


(CNS) – DNA evidenc

e links a convicted serial killer who’s already been convicted of murdering 10 women to the killings of four other women between 1987 and 1997, a prosecutor told jurors today.

Chester Turner — who was sentenced to death in 2007 for the 10 murders that occurred between 1987 and 1998 — was returned from San Quentin State Prison to stand trial on the four new murder charges, which were filed in February 2011.

CDCR NEWS

Soledad prison officer appeals federal lawsuit decision
Allison Gatlin, The Salinas Californian


A Soledad Correctional Training Facility officer is appealing a federal court’s decision in November forcing him to pay $46,000 to inmates who claimed he molested them while on duty.


Erwin Abanico, an officer, and Benjamin Curry, former warden, were named defendants in a Civil Rights lawsuit filed in the Northern District of California U.S. District Court in May 2007. Plaintiffs included Ivan Cleveland, Demetrius Huff, Desmond Jones, Robert Morris and Kenneth Trask, all inmates at CTF.

CORRECTIONS RELATED

Health Care Can Be Key To A Better Life For Former Inmates
April Dembosky, National Public Radio

A San Francisco law now permits the sheriff's department to enroll inmates in health insurance policies under the Affordable Care Act — policies designed to cover medical care after a prisoner's release.

Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi believes that making sure people have health coverage when they leave jail will help keep them from committing another crime and coming back.

Few applicants for blue-collar jobs in S.F.
Joe Garofoli, SF Gate


In her corner of the job fair, public sector recruiter Maria Flores was trying to fill blue-collar jobs that paid around $60,000. At a neighboring table, Rebecca Greene said she would talk to a thousand people about jobs paying $15 to $45 an hour at her company - if a thousand had showed up.


Instead, about 400 job seekers inquired about thousands of job opportunities Tuesday inside a Market