Jail

jail, prison, generic

Series Of Inmate Deaths At Sonoma County Jail Prompts Review Of Procedures

A series of inmate deaths at the Sonoma County Jail in Santa Rosa has prompted the sheriff’s office to hire an outside panel to review policies and medical practices at the jail.

10/22/2014

(CBS)

Inmate Found Dead In Santa Rosa Jail

An inmate booked into the Sonoma County Main Adult Detention Facility in Santa Rosa on Friday was found dead Saturday night in a unit for inmates going through drug withdrawals, the sheriff’s office reported Sunday.

10/19/2014

Grass Fire

Small Grass Fire In Clayton Burns Area Near Jail

A grass fire that sparked Saturday afternoon in a mountainous rural area just east of the Marsh Creek Detention Center in Clayton is under control

10/12/2014

Jeremy Redwood (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Man Arrested For Allegedly Stealing Multiple Mercedes-Benz Cars From Belmont Dealership

One of eight cars that was stolen early last Sunday morning from a Belmont auto dealership has been recovered with an Oakland man in custody.

09/26/2014

Jeff Adachi

San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of ‘Unconscious Bias’ In Arrests, Judgments For Minorities

San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.

09/23/2014

(CBS)

Man Arrested Near San Mateo Police Department In 2 Alleged Lewd Acts On Teen Girls

A 32-year-old man was arrested Friday for allegedly masturbating in front of teenage girls on two separate occasions and may be connected with a third similar incident

09/23/2014

Inmate Escapes

5th Escaped Inmate Captured In Central California

Authorities in Central California have captured a fifth man who escaped a correctional facility.

09/21/2014

Escapees

Report: 5 Inmates Escape From Madera County Jail

According to one report, as yet unconfirmed, five inmates have escaped from Madera County Department of Corrections in the Central Valley.

09/20/2014

(CBS SF)

North Korea Sentences 24-Year-Old Bakersfield Man To 6 Years Of Hard Labor For Espionage

The court said Matthew Miller tore up his tourist visa at Pyongyang’s airport upon arrival on April 10 and admitted to having the “wild ambition” of experiencing prison life so that he could secretly investigate North Korea’s human rights situation.

09/15/2014

Broken Glass, window, burglary, generic, crime scene

Man Arrested After Breaking Window, Trespassing At Indonesian Consulate In SF

A 26-year-old South Carolina man was arrested on suspicion of vandalizing the Indonesian Consulate in San Francisco early Tuesday morning.

09/02/2014

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