Inmate Who Fought California Wildfires Now Faces Deportation - 'I'm Just Asking For A Second Chance'Bounchan Keola, one of roughly 1,800 California inmates who fought record wildfires, was set to be released in October. But days before he was to be freed, Keola learned he would not be going home.
San Mateo County Inmate Pleads No Contest To COVID-19 EDD Assistance Fraud ChargesA state prison inmate suspected of involvement in a COVID-19 unemployment assistance fraud ring among inmates pleaded no contest on Tuesday to charges of conspiracy to commit fraud, San Mateo County prosecutors said.
Coronavirus Update: 4th San Francisco Jail Inmate Tests Positive During BookingThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Tuesday announced a fourth inmate has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.
Ghost Ship Master Tenant Almena Released From Santa Rita JailGhost Ship master tenant Derick Almena has been released from Santa Rita Jail Monday after his bail was reduced due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Second Inmate At SF Jail Tests Positive For COVID-19, Showed No SymptomsThe San Francisco Sheriff's Office on Sunday confirmed a second case of an inmate testing positive for the COVID-19, adding the inmate did not show any COVID-19 symptoms and had been kept isolated from the general population.
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.