May 19, 2022

Inmate’s Death Ruled Suicide via Acute Water Intoxication

SAN DIEGO—An inmate who died last spring at San Diego Central Jail intentionally killed himself by drinking so much water his body shut down, authorities reported Dec. 10. Lester Daniel Marroquin, 35, was found dead on the wet floor of his solo-occupant cell at the Front Street detention center on the afternoon of May 30…

Man Facing 45 Charges of Child Sex Crimes Beaten by Fellow Inmates

A Texas man on trial for alleged sex crimes against three children was reportedly assaulted upon his return to jail after the trial’s recess last week, according to KFDX. “Michael Corey is on trial by jury for 45 charges, including sexual assault, continuous sex abuse and inducing sexual performance by a child,” the outlet said Friday.…

Cuba: Regime Thugs Gang Beat, Spit on Political Prisoner to ‘Terrorize’ Fellow Inmates

Guards at a women’s prison in central Santa Clara, Cuba, dragged political prisoner Arianna LĂłpez Roque into the prison’s yard and gave her a brutal gang beating in response to a demonstration she staged within the prison calling for a national strike, sources confirmed to Radio MartĂ­ on Thursday. LĂłpez and husband Mitzael DĂ­az Paseiro were among…

Obama Just Let 79 Inmates Out of Jail In Last Minute Push To Grant Clemency.

On Tuesday, President Obama commuted the sentences of 79 prison inmates in an effort to expedite his clemency push before the next president takes office. “We have two months left before the inauguration,” said White House Counsel Neil Eggleston. “I anticipate we will keep going until the end.” To date, President Obama has commuted the […]

OBAMA Releasing Nearly 6,600 Federal Inmates Starting this Weekend

The Obama administration is set to follow through with plans to give early release to nearly 6,600 federal criminals starting this weekend, reports say. Marking the largest release of federal prisoners in history, thousands of inmates are being released all across the country. In Illinois, for instance, 260 are scheduled to be released. The release […]

DOJ Releasing Largest Number of Federal Inmates At One Time Ever

New guidelines under the U.S. Sentencing Commission will open prison cells for over 6,000 federal inmates this weekend. This comes a year after the Department of Justice issued a policy change in its mandatory minimum sentencing for nonviolent, low-level drug offenders. We must ensure that our most severe mandatory minimum penalties are reserved for serious, high-level, or violent drug […]

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