California State Prison Sacramento

Hugo Pinell (CDCR)

Notorious Member Of ‘San Quentin 6’ Killed In New Folsom Prison Riot

An inmate involved in a bloody 1971 San Quentin escape attempt that left six dead has been killed by a fellow prisoner, corrections officials said Wednesday.

08/13/2015

California State Prison, Sacramento (SAC) in Folsom. (CDCR)

Inmates Riot At State Prison In Folsom; 1 Dead

An inmate at the California State Prison-Sacramento (SAC) in Folsom was killed during a riot Wednesday, according to authorities.

08/12/2015

New Folsom State Prison

Convicted East Bay Sex Offender Killed In Prison Cell

A convicted sex offender from Contra Costa County who was killed in an apparent homicide in his state prison cell in Folsom last week has been identified as 51-year-old Raymond Johnston.

10/22/2012

Prison bars, generic, crime

Guards Open Fire During New Folsom Prison Riot

Guards shot at least two prisoners Wednesday as they broke up a fight involving 50 inmates at a prison east of Sacramento, corrections officials said.

12/07/2011