Second Update on Walter Fitzpatrick

“I’M IN PRETTY GOSH-DARN GOOD HEALTH” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 25, 2012) — Many of The Post & Email’s readers have been inquiring about the health of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who spent almost 18 continuous weeks in the Monroe County jail recently.  The conditions inside are so poor that the jail was placed under […]

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 […]

Fitzpatrick Hearing Scheduled for January 17

AMID CONCERNS FOR HEALTH AND WELFARE by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 12, 2012) — The Post & Email has learned that a hearing originally scheduled for January 10 for Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III did not take place, but a court date has been set for Tuesday, January 17, 2012.  A reader of The Post & Email […]

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, […]

Affidavit Re: Incarceration of Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III

HORRIFIC CONDITIONS REPORTED AND OBSERVED by M. J. Blanchard (Oct. 31, 2011) — The following information was taken from notes entered on an ACLU supermax check list and a recording made immediately after an interview was conducted of Walter Fitzpatrick III on October 30, 2011 at ~ 0900 hours.  The interview took place during visiting […]

Was the Monroe County Jail Really Inspected Last December, or Was it a Ruse?

BLACK MOLD, RAMPANT ILLNESS AND LACK OF MEDICAL ATTENTION ARE STILL THE NORM by M. J. Blanchard (Feb. 28, 2011) — The following letter was sent to Ms. Peggy Sawyer, Media Contact for the Tennessee Corrections Institute, and other Tennessee officials noted below. February 28, 2011 Peggy Sawyer Tennessee Corrections Institute Rachel Jackson Building, Sixth […]

Missionary Assaulted by Tellico Plains Police Released from the Monroe County Jail

“ARMED ROBBER GETS $10,000 BOND…WHY $25,000 BOND ON ALLEGED TRAFFIC VIOLATION OF MISSIONARY?” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 22, 2011) — George Raudenbush, a missionary with the group Appalachian Youth Missions and Tennessee Christian Citizens Against Corruption (TNCCC), was released from the Monroe County, TN jail on Friday, February 18, 2011 on $25,000 bond following his […]

Letter to Tennessee’s New Governor, Bill Haslam

CLEAN UP THE CORRUPTION IN YOUR STATE! by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 26, 2011) — The following letter has been sent via facsimile to the office of Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam, who was elected on November 2, 2010, succeeding Phil Bredesen, who served as governor for eight years. Governor Bill Haslam First Floor, State Capitol Nashville, […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Released from the Monroe County Jail

“I HAVEN’T WEIGHED THIS LITTLE SINCE HIGH SCHOOL” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 1, 2011) — Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, who was arrested on October 27, 2010 by four Monroe County sheriff’s deputies, was released two days ago on December 30, 2010. On Thursday evening, Mr. Fitzpatrick reported that his appeal has been filed with the […]

Update: Fitzpatrick: Monroe County Sheriff’s Department knew of impending assault

“IT’S NOT A COINCIDENCE” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 17, 2010) — Walter Fitzpatrick has reported this morning that the inmate who tried to punch him in the face yesterday has been formally charged with assault. Updating yesterday’s report, Fitzpatrick stated Detective Travis Jones of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Department met with him at approximately 3:42 […]

Assistant Director of Tennessee Corrections Institute promises to investigate complaints against the Monroe County Jail

FACILITY WAS LAST INSPECTED ON FEBRUARY 24, 2010 by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 2, 2010) — Through a series of phone calls and emails over the last week, The Post & Email was finally able to reach a person who said that it is her responsibility to investigate complaints about substandard conditions in Tennessee jails.  Ms. […]