Ghost Ship Case: Derick Almena To Be Released From Santa Rita Jail Due To CoronavirusAn Alameda County Superior Court Judge has decided to release Ghost Ship master tenant Derick Almena from custody at Santa Rita Jail in Dublin due to concerns surrounding coronavirus cases at the jail, officials said Wednesday.
San Jose Main Jail Inmate Tests Positive For COVID-19, Police Officer Possibly ExposedA Santa Clara County Main Jail inmate tested positive for the novel coronavirus Sunday and a San Jose police officer may have been exposed, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.
San Francisco Jail House Romance Leads To Federal Prison Sentence For Former InmateA jail house romance has led to a former San Francisco inmate being sentenced to federal prison for illegally possessing his former girlfriend sheriff deputy's gun.
Santa Rita Inmate Charged In Brutal Beating That Caused Victim To Lose An EyeAn inmate at the Santa Rita Jail in Dublin has been charged with felony mayhem and assault for allegedly beating a fellow inmate so brutally last month that the victim lost his right eye.
Inmate Charged With Attempted Murder For Attacking Sonoma County Sheriff's DeputiesA Sonoma County jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder after he attacked two deputies with a crudely-made jailhouse shank inside his cell, authorities said.
San Francisco Announces Plan To Stop Charging Jail Inmates For Phone CallsSan Francisco Mayor London Breed and Sheriff Vicki Hennessy on Wednesday announced plans to stop charging inmates to make phone calls from jail.
San Quentin Inmate Charged With Fatally Shooting Girlfriend In Head In Half Moon BayAn inmate at San Quentin has been charged with fatally shooting his then-girlfriend in the head at a home in Half Moon Bay, last year.
Botched Probe Forces DA To Drop Charges Against Deputies Accused Of Running Fight Club In SF JailThe investigation involving three sheriff's deputies accused of making inmates battle each other 'gladiator-style' was so botched, the San Francisco District Attorney is dropping all charges.
Surveillance Video Shows Escaped San Quentin Inmate Stealing Car In San RafaelAn inmate who walked away from San Quentin State Prison work crew may be connected to a carjacking that happened nearby on Wednesday night, according to prison officials.
Sonoma County Jail Fire Hospitalizes 21 People For Smoke Inhalation TreatmentFive inmates and 16 Sonoma County Jail staff members were treated at hospitals for smoke inhalation after an inmate started a fire in the jail Monday morning, county sheriff's officials said.
Inmate Suspected Of Killing Fellow Inmate At Soledad Prison ArrestedA reputed gang member has been arrested in connection with the fatal stabbing of a fellow inmate at a prison in Soledad.