Is the “Dungeon” Going to Close…or be Closed Down?

MONROE COUNTY JAIL HAS BEEN UNDER “PLAN OF ACTION” SINCE LAST YEAR by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 21, 2012) — A local news report released on February 9 and updated on February 10, 2012 states that a “new jail” for Monroe County, TN is “a possibility.”  The print and video versions of the article appear to […]

Update on Walter Fitzpatrick

ACCUSERS, PROSECUTORS AND VICTIMS by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 20, 2012) — On February 15, 2012, an addendum to the Habeas Corpus Writ was sent to the U.S. District Court in Knoxville filed on behalf of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III.  The Writ was filed in federal court after the State of Tennessee refused to act on […]

Why Were Phone Lines Shut Down in the Monroe County Jail Last Week?

THEY WERE SCRAMBLING! by Sharon Rondeau, first published on Feb. 5 at Gulag Bound (Feb. 7, 2012) – The Post & Email has received a report from a visitor to Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who has been incarcerated in the Monroe County jail since December 7, 2011. We were told that the Madisonville mayor and […]

Citizen Receives Response from Tennessee Governor’s Office on Monroe County Jail Conditions

COMPLAINT REFERRED TO THE TENNESSEE CORRECTIONS INSTITUTE December 29, 2011 Dear Editor: The following email was sent to Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s office: To the Gov on Dec. 17, 2011 Subject—Will retired Naval Commander die on your watch? Walter Francis Fitzpatrick III is being held in a cold solitary confinement cell in the Monroe County, […]

Have the Perpetrators of Jim Miller’s Murder Been Identified?

INFORMATION HAS BEEN SENT TO THE FBI…BUT WILL THEY ACT? by Sharon Rondeau (May 11, 2011) — On October 27, 2010, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III was arrested on a charge of failing to appear in court for a procedural hearing regarding his attorney-of-record, who had been dismissed from the case approximately ten days earlier. As […]