murder, a Salem County inmate is now facing new charges for beating a corrections officer this weekend, authorities said Sunday. Jonathan P. Thomas has been charged with aggravated assault after viciously attacking Officer Michael L. Shimp at the Salem County Correctional Facility, officials said. The incident took place Saturday around 2:25 p.m.when Thomas approached Shimp [...]
Convicted murderer faces new charges after beating of Salem County corrections officer, authorities say
MANNINGTON TWP. — A Salem County corrections officer was hospitalized after allegedly being beaten by a convicted murderer in the local jail Saturday afternoon, authorities said. Inmate Jonathan P. Thomas attacked Officer Michael L. Shimp around 2:25 p.m., punching him in the face and head, according to Salem County Sheriff Chuck Miller. Shimp was at his [...]
COLTON, Calif. (KTLA) — An off-duty corrections officer was fighting for his life Friday morning after being shot at a gas station in Colton. Officers responded to a reported shooting at 8:48 p.m. Thursday at a Shell station in the 2700 block of Iowa Avenue. They found a victim who was suffering from at least [...]
ONLY ON CVP: A state corrections officer was badly beaten by a group of residents at the state’s prison for sex offenders in Avenel — the second attack on an officer at a state Corrections facility in less than two weeks. The incident comes amid protests by state corrections officers about staffing cuts at certain high-security [...]
CLARKSBURG, Md. (AP) — Officials in Montgomery County have declared a security emergency after locks on about 500 cell doors at the main jail near Clarksburg simultaneously opened.
Thirteen female Maryland prison officers have been indicted on charges that they assisted a powerful prison gang with a money-laundering and drug-trafficking scheme while the gang leaders sat behind bars. The officers were charged by the Maryland US Attorney’s Office after the indictment was unsealed in federal court on Tuesday, according to the Washington Post. [...]
Officials with the Baltimore Police Department say an inmate attempted to escape central booking today, and as a result he was shot by a corrections officer.
Woodville, MS – UPDATE 4:00 P.M. SATURDAY We’ve received an update from prison management. The prison’s Public Information Officer, Angela Smith, tells us the facility is currently on lock down, meaning all inmates are restricted to their housing units with escorted movement only in the facility. They say around 10:00 Saturday morning, workers responded to simultaneous [...]
A Grayson County inmate has been accused of attacking two deputies by biting one and stabbing the other in his neck with a pen WLKY first reported about 39-year-old Todd Berkley in November, when he was wanted by both the FBI and Louisville Metro Police in connection with a string of bank robberies in Illinois [...]
Denver police arrested jail escapee Felix Trujillo near 52nd Avenue and Federal Boulevard shortly after 2 p.m. Wednesday. A police source told CALL7 Investigators that Trujillo began speaking by phone with them shortly before 12:30 p.m. Wednesday, saying he wanted to surrender to a uniformed officer. A source told CALL7 Investigators that SWAT teams waited [...]
Denver police are assisting the Denver Sheriff Department in trying to find a dangerous escaped inmate who walked away with a deputy’s uniform Sunday night. Felix Dino Trujillo, 24, was being held on aggravated robbery charges when he was somehow able to walk away from the downtown Detention Center. “Felix Trujillo may be armed and [...]
A union official says a correctional officer at the U.S. Penitentiary at Hazelton has been stabbed by an inmate. American Federation of Government Employees Council of Prisons Local 420 president Jared Henson says Officer Timothy Norris was stabbed with a homemade metal weapon on Saturday. Henson tells media outlets that Norris was taken to a [...]