Within One Year of Release, Harmer Requests Transition Services

Within One Year of Release, Harmer Requests Transition Services

“I WANT TO STAY ALIVE” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 16, 2019) — As this writer discussed on Thursday’s “Nooganomics” show with host David Tulis, TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer believes he has been relegated to protective custody (PC) for more than 18 months, rather than transferred to general population (GP) at the earliest opportunity in […]

Tennessee: Harmer Reports GP Inmate Cuts Hair of PC Inmates, but No Legal Aides Allowed

Tennessee:  Harmer Reports GP Inmate Cuts Hair of PC Inmates, but No Legal Aides Allowed

“THIS IS EVERY MONTH” by Sharon Rondeau (Feb. 14, 2019) — A letter dated February 1, 2019 directed to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker states that protective-custody inmates at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) are denied “access to the courts” in the form of a legal aide. Inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, […]

Shelby County, TN: Former Law-Enforcement Officer Requests Expedited Hearing Based on “New Evidence” in 22-Year-Old Conviction

Shelby County, TN:  Former Law-Enforcement Officer Requests Expedited Hearing Based on “New Evidence” in 22-Year-Old Conviction

BUT WILL HE RECEIVE A FAIR REVIEW? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 31, 2019) — On November 15, 2018, The Post & Email published an article detailing a 22+-year effort on the part of Memphis resident Earley Story to clear his name of a felony of which he was convicted in December 1999. The 1997 charge […]

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

Mayor Ganim to Read Aloud for Students at St. Raphael School as Part of “Catholic School Week” Celebration

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Rowena White (203) 576-7201, rowena.white@bridgeportct.gov (Jan. 30, 2019) — WHO:             Mayor Joseph Ganim, OPED Director Tom Gill, St. Raphael Teachers and Students, community members WHAT:          Mayor Ganim will read to students at St. Raphael School to celebrate “Catholic School Week.” WHEN:          Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 9:30 AM WHERE:       […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Beating” by Two Correction Officers

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Beating” by Two Correction Officers

IS THIS “HUMANITY AND KINDNESS”? by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 25, 2019) — A January 15, 2019 letter from TDOC inmate Omowale A. Shabazz, #244104, aka Fred Dean, who is housed at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, states that not only have conditions “been chaotic” of late, but also that on January 4, he […]

Tennessee: Harmer Reports “Statewide Lockdown”

Tennessee:  Harmer Reports “Statewide Lockdown”

AMID RE-ACCREDITATION OF THREE FACILITIES BY NATIONAL CORRECTIONAL ORGANIZATION by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 22, 2019) — In two letters received last week and on Tuesday, respectively, MCCX inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported that on January 8, a gang member was stabbed dozens of times and all Tennessee prisons subsequently placed in “lockdown” mode, meaning […]

George Raudenbush to Discuss Exoneration Petition on “Nooganomics” Tuesday Afternoon

George Raudenbush to Discuss Exoneration Petition on “Nooganomics” Tuesday Afternoon

1:30 p.m. EST by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 15, 2019) — Early Tuesday afternoon, Christian missionary George Raudenbush will be a guest on the “Nooganomics” radio show hosted by David Tulis to speak about his request that Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam, who leaves office Wednesday, grant him a full “exoneration” of his 2011 convictions on seven […]

Memphis, TN: Will There Be Justice for Antonio King?

Memphis, TN:  Will There Be Justice for Antonio King?

CLAIM:  “FALSE ARREST” INCARCERATES MAN FOR ALLEGED ROBBERY by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 12, 2019) — On Wednesday The Post & Email spoke with Memphis, TN resident Lillian King, whose husband, Antonio King, has been incarcerated in the Shelby County jail since April of last year on what she says is the false charge of aggravated […]

Inmate’s Wife Begs TDOC for Compassionate Release

Inmate’s Wife Begs TDOC for Compassionate Release

“HE DOES NOT HAVE LONG TO LIVE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 8, 2019) — The Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) record of an inmate whose wife says he is dying of Stage IV cirrhosis of the liver at the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg indicates that he was granted parole after a November […]

Tennessee: Johnny Royston Sr. Reports Medications Restored, But Retaliation Intensifies

Tennessee:  Johnny Royston Sr. Reports Medications Restored, But Retaliation Intensifies

SAYS STAFF EXERTING “REVENGE” FOR “EXPOSING CORRUPTION” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 7, 2019) — A letter received Monday from TDOC inmate Johnny Royston Sr., #319940, reports that Royston’s two medications withheld for “more than two months,” as he reported previously, have been restored to his daily regimen but that four staff members have made specific […]

TDOC Inmate Johnny Royston Sr. Fears for His Life After Reporting Denial of Medications

TDOC Inmate Johnny Royston Sr. Fears for His Life After Reporting Denial of Medications

“MURDER” OR “INJURY” by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 4, 2019) — A letter received Friday from Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Johnny Royston Sr., who is housed at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC) in Hartsville, states that he is experiencing retaliation after informing this reporter last month that he had not received his prescription […]

Why Did Shelby County Remove its Longstanding Grand Jury Foreman?

Why Did Shelby County Remove its Longstanding Grand Jury Foreman?

AND WHAT IS “PROPER PROCEDURE” FOR HER REPLACEMENT? by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 26, 2018) — Approximately two weeks ago, The Post & Email came into possession of a court order emanating from the “Criminal Court of Shelby County, Tennessee” indicating that a long-term foreman of the county grand jury, Mary Thomas, was removed from her […]

TTCC Inmate Claims Medications Denied for “Over Two Months”

TTCC Inmate Claims Medications Denied for “Over Two Months”

“I AM IN A LOT OF PAIN” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 24, 2018) — A letter received Monday from TDOC inmate Johnny F. Royston, who is housed at the Trousdale Turner Correctional Complex (TTCC) in Hartsville, reports that medications he was taking for a heart condition and pain were discontinued “over two months” ago. “I […]

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Planted” Weapon, Assault at TCIX

Tennessee Inmate Reports “Planted” Weapon, Assault at TCIX

“SLAMMED TO THE PAVEMENT” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 22, 2018) — The following letter and enclosures were received on Wednesday from TDOC inmate Christopher Robertson, #322628, from whom we have heard previously regarding conditions in his former prison, the Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX) in Only, TN. Last year, Robertson had been outspoken in calling […]

Harmer Reports Heat Turned On

Harmer Reports Heat Turned On

“MY CELL IS NO LONGER COLD” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 21, 2018) — A letter arriving on Wednesday dated December 12, 2018 from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reports that the frigid temperature of his cell necessitating his wearing several layers of clothing at all times has been corrected. Under the heading, “UPDATES,” Harmer […]

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