Report: Inmate Michael Haycraft to be Relocated Friday

Report:  Inmate Michael Haycraft to be Relocated Friday

“GOD IS STILL GOD” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 13, 2018) — At 6:15 a.m. EDT on Friday, the wife of mentally-ill TDOC inmate Michael Haycraft, #277811, received a phone call from her husband reporting that he is being relocated today, likely to the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX), after six months in protective custody (PC) […]

Former Tennessee Inmate Home; Wife Thanks TDOC Counselor

Former Tennessee Inmate Home; Wife Thanks TDOC Counselor

SAYS “ALTERNATIVE SENTENCING” A “DIRE NEED” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 7, 2020) — A video released on New Year’s Day by Haycraft Ministries depicts Beth Haycraft and her husband Michael discussing the events of the day, including in their home state of Virginia, where Michael Haycraft now resides with his wife after spending five years […]

Inmate Speaks Out on Mental Illness and Incarceration

Inmate Speaks Out on Mental Illness and Incarceration

“PEOPLE HAVE NO IDEA WHAT ITS LIKE” by Michael Haycraft, TDOC #277811 (Aug. 21, 2018) — [Editor’s Note: Previously this publication has reported about the above-named inmate through his wife, Beth Haycraft.  A former Virginia correction officer herself, Mrs. Haycraft runs a ministry aimed at helping others whose mentally-ill relatives are incarcerated. She has been […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Issues Video Update

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Issues Video Update

“NO ONE IS HOLDING THEM ACCOUNTABLE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jul. 9, 2018) — Beth Haycraft, wife of TDOC inmate Michael Haycraft, on Monday produced a 21-minute video about her husband’s present situation at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) in Only, TN which she had previously reported as precarious because of his placement in a […]

Inmate’s Wife Reports Grave Threat to Mentally-Ill Husband in Tennessee Prison

Inmate’s Wife Reports Grave Threat to Mentally-Ill Husband in Tennessee Prison

“HOUSED WITH A VIOLENT OFFENDER” by Beth Haycraft, ©2018 (Jun. 22, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following email was received on Friday evening as a follow-up to our article published Tuesday containing a video of Mrs. Haycraft interviewing her husband, who is incarcerated at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) and suffers from mental illness.  […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Tennessee Inmate Produces Video on Alleged Prison Abuses

Wife of Mentally-Ill Tennessee Inmate Produces Video on Alleged Prison Abuses

INMATE:  “YOU NAME IT, THEY’RE VIOLATING IT” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 19, 2018) — Beth Haycraft, wife of TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #277811, has produced a video containing her husband’s explanation, in his own words, of his current situation at the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) located in Only, TN. Haycraft was relocated shortly […]

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Addresses Tennessee Board of Parole

Wife of Mentally-Ill Inmate Addresses Tennessee Board of Parole

“YOU HAVE SET HIM UP TO FAIL” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 9, 2018) — Virginia resident Beth Haycraft, whose husband Michael is incarcerated by the Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC), wrote the following letter dated June 4, 2018 to the Tennessee Board of Parole, which denied her husband parole on April 10. According to his […]

Report: Mentally-Ill Inmate Handcuffed So Tightly During Transport His Hands Swell Up

Report:  Mentally-Ill Inmate Handcuffed So Tightly During Transport His Hands Swell Up

“UNCALLED FOR” by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 15, 2018) — As was expected late last week, TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #277811, was relocated from the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) to the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) on Friday evening. According to his wife, Beth Haycraft, Mr. Haycraft suffers from three specific mental illnesses which […]

TDOC Denies Inmate with Mental Illness Parole

TDOC Denies Inmate with Mental Illness Parole

“ANOTHER YEAR OF ABUSE BY THE STATE OF TENNESSEE” by Beth Haycraft, ©2018 (Apr. 11, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following summary was sent today by Beth Haycraft, the wife of TDOC inmate Michael Wayne Haycraft, #00277811, whose parole hearing on Tuesday resulted in a decision to maintain him in prison for another year. Mrs. […]

Wife of Inmate with Mental Illness Warns Tennessee Officials of Suspected Impending “Crisis”

Wife of Inmate with Mental Illness Warns Tennessee Officials of Suspected Impending “Crisis”

REQUESTS “MENTAL HEALTH INTERVENTION” From:  BETH Haycraft To: “Olroyd, Emily” <emily.r.olroyd@tn.gov>, “Hinds, Amanda” <amanda.m.hinds@tn.gov>, Marie.Williams@tn.gov, lolie.jones@tn.gov, “Michelle R. Hergert” <Michelle.R.Hergert@tn.gov> Date: April 8, 2018 at 10:21 AM Subject: escalation fear of crisis Dr. Olroyd et al, Over the past week, I have been aware of an escalation of symptoms in my husband Michael Wayne Haycraft, […]

Report: TDOC Inmate with Mental Illness to be Transferred Farther from Family

Report:  TDOC Inmate with Mental Illness to be Transferred Farther from Family

NOT CLOSER, AS HAS BEEN REQUESTED by Beth Haycraft, wife of Michael Haycraft, TDOC #00277811 (Apr. 3, 2018) — [Editor’s Note:  The following email was sent to a number of Tennessee officials regarding Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) inmate Michael Haycraft.  Haycraft suffers from mental illness and has been previously reported about here and here. […]