Contra Costa County Sheriff Investigating Inmate Death After Fight, Complications During SurgeryThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an inmate who died Thursday night from complications during surgery following a fight with other inmates while in custody, authorities said.
Coronavirus Update: Asymptomatic Inmate At Martinez Jail Tests Positive For COVID-19An inmate at the Martinez Detention Facility has tested positive for the coronavirus during a proactive, asymptomatic testing of the jail population, according to health authorities.
Inmate Hangs Herself to Death at County Jail in MartinezAn inmate apparently hanged herself and died early Saturday at the Martinez Detention Facility, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
Inmate Dies After 'Medical Situation' At Martinez Detention FacilityThe Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Sunday that deputies were alerted to a "medical situation" in a holding room Saturday night.
Search Continues For Rodeo Woman Who Escaped Police At Martinez JailPolice are searching for a woman who escaped police custody Friday at a jail in Martinez.
Woman Allegedly Vandalized Vehicles Outside Martinez JailA woman who claimed she wanted to go to jail before an arrest allegedly vandalized vehicles outside the Martinez Detention Facility upon her release early Monday morning, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
CoCo County Leaders Skeptical About Gov.'s Plan To Move PrisonersContra Costa County leaders are concerned about Gov. Brown's plan to move state prisoners deemed a low level risk to county jails.
Inmate Pleads Not Guilty In Martinez Jail Nurse KillingAn inmate accused of killing a nurse at the county jail in Martinez late last month pleaded not guilty to murder charges on Monday, according to court records.