Salinas Valley State Prison Inmate Killed; 4 Inmates Suspected In HomicideThe death of a 25-year-old state prison inmate over the weekend at Salinas Valley State Prison was being investigated as a homicide and four Bay Area convicts were suspects in the jailhouse slaying, authorities announced Monday.
State Prison Escapee Adam Beck Captured In San FranciscoA state prison inmate who walked away from a minimum security facility at Salinas Valley State Prison over the weekend has been captured in San Francisco.
Search On For Minimum Security Inmate Who Walked Away From Soledad PrisonA search is underway for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from the Salinas Valley State Prison Minimum Support Facility on Saturday.
Riot At Soledad State Prison Injures Nearly 60 PrisonersDozens of inmates were injured in a prison riot in Soledad late Wednesday morning and guards fired nine rounds from a rifle as warning shots to break it up.
NorCal Prison Inmate Gets 141-Years To Life For Murdering CellmateAn inmate at Salinas Valley State Prison was sentenced to 141 years to life in prison on Friday for murdering his cellmate in October 2013, and assaulting another with weapons he manufactured, according to the Monterey County District Attorney’s Office.
Inmates Riot At Maximum Security Prison In SoledadA riot involving 90 inmates at a maximum-security prison in Soledad Thursday morning sent two inmates to the hospital and injured others, a state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation spokeswoman said.
Salinas Prison Guard Arrested In Drug Distribution Sting A state Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation officer was arrested in Gilroy Tuesday on suspicion of providing drugs and cell phones to inmates at Salinas Valley State Prison.