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 […]

Roane County, TN: Former Defendant Files Second Complaint Against Prosecutor

Roane County, TN:  Former Defendant Files Second Complaint Against Prosecutor

“I HAVE RECENTLY RECEIVED IRREFUTABLE PROOF…” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 17, 2018) — On November 5, 2018, a defendant in a 4+-year-long criminal case whose charge was ultimately dropped by the government last year filed a second complaint against a Roane County, TN assistant prosecutor after noting a stunning revelation discovered through a recent public-records […]

Harmer: Heat Turned on But Remains Faulty

Harmer:  Heat Turned on But Remains Faulty

“IT DOESN’T STAY ON LONG” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 12, 2018) — A letter received Tuesday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reports that his cell, located in the protective custody unit of the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) in Wartburg, is now warmer than before. Since early November, Harmer has told prison authorities […]

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

Mayor Ganim to Present Donation to Toys for Tots Following Christmas Toy Burglary

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE from Dalmarys Matos, Dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 12, 2018) — WHO:             Mayor Joe Ganim, Greater Bridgeport Christian Fellowship Church Pastor and Marine Toys for Tots Coordinator Eric Torres, City Council and community members WHAT:          Mayor Joe Ganim will present an over $2,000 check donation on behalf of the City of Bridgeport to Toys […]

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

City of Bridgeport to Receive $14.6 Million for Infrastructure and Economic Development Projects from State Bond Commission

APPROVED PROJECTS INCLUDE: RECONSTRUCTION OF CONGRESS STREET BRIDGE, FORMER REMINGTON INDUSTRIAL SITE, AND IMPROVEMENTS TO SIKORSKY AIRPORT from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 333-2843, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 11, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim today attended the state bond commission meeting as they approved $14.6 million for key infrastructure and economic development projects for the City […]

Tennessee: As the Weather Gets Colder, So Does Harmer’s Cell

Tennessee:  As the Weather Gets Colder, So Does Harmer’s Cell

“I HAVE COMPLAINED WITHOUT SUCCESS” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 7, 2018) — A copy of a memo directed to Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) Commissioner Tony Parker received by this writer on Friday reiterates inmate Grenda Ray Harmer’s claim that his cell is frigid as winter has once again settled in to mountainous Morgan County, […]

Mayor Ganim Unites Community to Raise Funds for Stolen Christmas Toys

Mayor Ganim Unites Community to Raise Funds for Stolen Christmas Toys

CITY EFFORT RESULTS IN NEARLY $2,000 TO PURCHASE TOYS FOR TOTS from Dalmarys Matos, (203) 576-7201, dalmarys.matos@bridgeportct.gov (Dec. 5, 2018) — Bridgeport, CT – Mayor Joe Ganim is uniting the Bridgeport community to support Toys for Tots Christmas drive to replace the nearly 1,000 toys designated for local children that were stolen from the Greater […]

Los Angeles Mother Receives No Satisfaction Nor Justice from California Judicial Labyrinth

Los Angeles Mother Receives No Satisfaction Nor Justice from California Judicial Labyrinth

“NO FURTHER ACTION WILL BE TAKEN BASED ON THE INFORMATION YOU HAVE PROVIDED” by Sharon Rondeau (Dec. 4, 2018) — A Los Angeles mother dismayed at behaviors and emotional distress experienced by her six-year-old daughter following a bitter divorce between her ex-husband and her which began when the child was an infant reports that her […]