Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Daily Corrections Clips


SYLMAR—The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are looking for a male state prison inmate who walked away from the Holton Conservation Camp in Sylmar last night.

Jesse Diaz, 24, had been participating in the voluntary conservation camp program since January. He was last seen at approximately 11 p.m. last night during a regularly scheduled inmate count.

Inmate Gallegos Who Walked Away from Los Angeles Re-entry Facility Apprehended
By California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation

LOS ANGELES — Special agents with the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation’s (CDCR) Office of Correctional Safety located and arrested Joseph R. Gallegos, 29, who had walked away from a Los Angeles re- entry facility on Sept. 16.

Joseph R Gallegos On Saturday, Sept. 19, CDCR agents located Gallegos and his girlfriend in Los Angeles. They were arrested without incident.

 CDCR Parole

KING CITY — Police officers, California Parole Agents and California Highway Patrol officers responded to the 700 block of Reich Street on Sept. 11 at 11:49 a.m. to conduct a parole check on Ernie Zuniga, 31.

 Corrections Related

By Louis A. Scott

 Living with HIV is something that's not talked about often, but in prison it's even more difficult for a person to disclose their HIV status. Reporter Louis A Scott brings us this story of a man who is living with HIV while serving 27 years to life in San Quentin State Prison.

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By Richard A. Serrano, Tribune

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Luis Anthony Rivera was sentenced to life behind bars plus 140 years for his role in a 1983 cocaine-smuggling scheme, but one night last week, just after midnight, he walked out of a Florida penitentiary a free man.
Francois Holloway was similarly sent home this summer, well short of the 57-year sentence he received in 1996 for multiple carjackings, a punishment that could have kept him locked up until age 89.