Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

Bridgeport Police Dog Rescues Missing Child

ZEUS THE POLICE DOG TRACKS 9-YEAR-OLD SPECIAL NEEDS BOY from Delmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 17, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – The Bridgeport Police Department is praising a valued member of the force who rescued a missing child.  Officer Ryan Mullenax led by his partner Zeus, a proud member of the Bridgeport Police K9 Unit, […]

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

Los Angeles Mother Acquitted of “Spousal Abuse”

CONVICTED OF LESSER CHARGE; PLANS TO APPEAL by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 14, 2017) — On Tuesday, a trial for Los Angeles mother “Michelle Robinson” concluded with an acquittal on a charge of “spousal abuse” but a conviction of a lesser charge of “battery” against her youngest child’s father, Eric Crutchfield. Since early spring, The Post […]

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

Inmate Provides Reasons for Hunger Strike 32 Days On

“LET’S PRAY THIS ENDS WELL FOR ME” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 7, 2017) — In a bulky envelope received on Monday, Tennessee inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, enclosed a copy of a June 29 letter written to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker enumerating 11 reasons for his having launched a hunger strike […]

“Notes from Underground”

“Notes from Underground”

REPORT:  CORRECTION OFFICERS JOKE ABOUT FOOD TO INMATE ON LENGTHY HUNGER STRIKE by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 5, 2017) — The journal entries which follow were sent by Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who has been on a hunger strike for a month to protest harsh treatment he said he received upon his arrival at the […]

Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

Mayor Ganim Announces City Freeze on Spending and Hiring

PROJECTED STATE BUDGET MAY LEAVE BRIDGEPORT UP TO 27 MILLION DOLLARS LESS from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, Rowena.White@Bridgeportct.gov (Jul. 3, 2017) — BRIDGEPORT, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today announced that the city and his administration are anticipating that the Governor’s Interim Budget Proposal will fall short up to $27 million dollars in municipal funds […]

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

Former Tennessee Defendant Whose Case Dismissed Excoriates Government Operatives

“WE ARE ALL INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY” by Roy Cook, Roane County, TN Citizen (Jul. 3, 2017) — [Editor’s Note:  The following letter was sent by email on Monday evening to the Tennesse Ninth Judicial District Public Defender’s office lead attorney Kim Nelson; criminal court clerk Kathi Hamilton; and five attorneys, each of whom was […]

Tennessee Denies Responsibility for Actions of Private Prison Employees

Tennessee Denies Responsibility for Actions of Private Prison Employees

BASED ON CASE LAW by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 2, 2017) — Earlier this year, Tennessee inmate Ronald Allen, #356042, filed a complaint with the Claims Commission of the State of Tennessee, Middle Division, alleging “negligent care, custody or control of personal property and persons” arising from his incarceration at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) […]

How Long Can a Hunger Strike Last?

How Long Can a Hunger Strike Last?

“I’M VERY WEAK AND WOULD LIKE TO EAT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 26, 2017) — After more than two weeks, on Monday The Post & Email received a letter from Tennessee inmate Grenda Harmer, #88710, who began a hunger strike on June 5 at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX). Harmer’s situation was discussed on […]

Los Angeles Spousal-Abuse Trial Continued to Next Week

Los Angeles Spousal-Abuse Trial Continued to Next Week

WILL BEGIN JUNE 27 by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 22, 2017) — A trial for a Los Angeles mother charged with “spousal abuse” which was expected to commence on Thursday morning was continued to Tuesday, June 27, based on her public defender’s lack of availability. Early Thursday afternoon on Thursday, but late morning on the West […]

Report: Tennessee Inmate on Hunger Strike After Relocation, Destruction of Property

Report:  Tennessee Inmate on Hunger Strike After Relocation, Destruction of Property

“YOU WON’T BE NEEDING THIS” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 12, 2017) — On Monday, after receiving a well-sourced report that Tennessee state inmate Grenda Harmer had been relocated from the South Central Correctional Facility (SCCF) to the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) on June 3, we received a letter from Harmer detailing confiscation of his […]

Mayor Ganim Completes First Year at University of Bridgeport – June 2017

Mayor Ganim Completes First Year at University of Bridgeport – June 2017

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203)576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Jun. 7, 2017) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Ganim just finished his first year co-teaching American Government at the University of Bridgeport.  The first semester of the undergraduate Political Science course started in Fall 2016, and the Mayor enjoyed his experience and time with the students so […]

Inmates Sign Petition to Prison Authorities, Inmate Council to Address Grievances

Inmates Sign Petition to Prison Authorities, Inmate Council to Address Grievances

“MANY GRIEVANCES ARE ACTUALLY ‘LOST’ OR THROWN AWAY” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 4, 2017) — On May 27, The Post & Email received a mailing in a large envelope from an inmate at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) in Only, TN containing a petition signed by a significant number of inmates protesting prison conditions. […]

Inmate Letter: “I Cut a Main Artery in My Arm”

Inmate Letter:  “I Cut a Main Artery in My Arm”

REPORTS “NO RECORD OF THE INCIDENT” by Sharon Rondeau (May 26, 2017) — On Friday, The Post & Email received a letter from an inmate at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, TN detailing a mental-health condition which led him to reportedly attempt suicide. The inmate is the second from the Hartsville facility, […]

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