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22Aug

Authorities warn of scam targeting inmates bonding out of jail

By :Zach Myers, Fox 59| Posted : Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

Zach Myers, Fox 59

HANCOCK IN- Law enforcement in Hancock County are warning about a new scam targeting people who have recently bonded out of jail. Last week, an attorney in Greenfield sent a letter to the Hancock County Bar Association about the scam, which targeted one of his clients. The attorney said his client was arrested on an…

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Sheriff’s Office corporal dies of medical emergency

By :News 3 Webb staff| Posted : Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

News 3 Webb staff

NORFOLK, VA- Norfolk Sheriff’s Office Corporal Gibran Barclift, 39, died Wednesday morning while on duty from what appears to have been a medical emergency, according to a statement from the sheriff’s office. Deputies and jail medical staff provided medical help and Barclift was rushed to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead….

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21Aug

Death-row inmate set for execution, despite new DNA findings

By :Jim Salter| Posted : Monday, August 21st, 2017

Jim Salter

ST. LOUIS, MO — The Missouri Supreme Court on Tuesday denied a motion from attorneys seeking to halt the execution of a man scheduled to die next week but did not explain its decision. Attorneys for Marcellus Williams had asked the state Supreme Court and Gov. Eric Greitens to stop the punishment, citing DNA evidence…

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Riot at County jail leads to relocation of 70 jail inmates

By :TREY CRUMBIE| Posted : Monday, August 21st, 2017

TREY CRUMBIE

CATTLESBURG, KY- About 70 jail inmates had to be relocated following a Saturday night riot at the Boyd County jail. The riot happened at about 11:30 p.m., according to a press release on the jail’s Facebook page. Ten maximum security inmates, all of whom had violent charges including murder, attempted murder, robbery and assault fought…

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18Aug

3 arrested after drone drops drugs, cell phone at Michigan prison

By :Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press| Posted : Friday, August 18th, 2017

Paul Egan, Detroit Free Press

LANSING, MI — Three people were arrested after trying to use a drone to drop a cell phone and drugs into a state prison in Ionia, officials said Thursday. It’s the latest example of how drones — miniature unmanned aircraft that can be controlled remotely and carry a limited payload — have become a huge security risk…

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