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Timothy Midgett

Jailed SF Inmate Escapes, Recaptured, Pleads Not Guilty To Escape

An inmate who broke free from San Francisco County Jail and eluded capture for more than a week was taken back into custody Tuesday and pleaded not guilty to escaping on Friday.


Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Timothy Midgett found at St. Vincent de Paul Homeless Shelter

Runaway San Francisco Jail Inmate Found At Local Homeless Shelter

An inmate who escaped from San Francisco County Jail earlier this month was located tonight at a San Francisco homeless shelter and taken into custody, the sheriff’s chief deputy said tonight.


Christopher Bailey (San Francisco Police Dept.)

Suspect Arrested In Series Of SF Cell Phone Store Robberies

San Francisco police announced the arrest of 38-year old Christopher Bailey, who is suspected in a series of cell phone store robberies throughout the city.


65 Inmates Receive High-School Diploma Through SF Jail Charter School

65 male and female inmates from the San Francisco County Jail received their high-school diplomas Friday through the first charter school in a jail in the country.



San Francisco Set To Pay $450K To Strip-Searched Inmates

The City of San Francisco may soon pay $450,000 to more than a dozen male and female inmates who were strip searched in the county jail.


San Francisco County Jail. (CBS)

SF Sheriff, Rehab Groups, Advocate Help For Incarcerated Veterans

San Francisco County Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi and his command staff at the county jail in San Bruno joined other county staff to commemorate Veterans Day and to promote rehabilitation programs aimed at guiding incarcerated veterans them out of custody.


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KCBS In Depth: Bay Area Jails & Prisons

Outgoing San Francisco County Sheriff Mike Hennessey looks back at a 32-year career, his accomplishments and the state’s prison realignment program.


San Francisco Sherriff Michael Hennessey (Photo courtesy San Franicisco Chronicle)

Outgoing San Francisco Sheriff Hennessey Oversees Demolition Of San Bruno Jail

San Francisco’s outgoing sheriff is set to end his tenure on a fitting note.


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Bay Area Kids Visiting Loved Ones In Prison Get Toys, Cookies And Hot Cocoa

It was a special day for more than a hundred kids, visiting their fathers or relatives in San Francisco County Jail.