Contra Costa County Jail

Taser, stun gun

Contra Costa County Jail Inmate Who Died After Being Tased Identified

A Contra Costa County Jail inmate who died Tuesday after a sheriff’s deputy used a Taser to subdue him has been identified as 58-year-old Oakland man Donald Ray McCullough, a sheriff’s office spokesman said on Wednesday.



East Bay Lawmaker Promises Swift Action After Jail Nurse Murder

Assemblywoman Mary Hayashi (D-Hayward) planned to introduce legislation as early as December to address safety concerns after the death of a nurse at the Contra Costa County jail.