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 […]

TDOC Inmate Steven Williamson: “I Have a Hit Out on my Life”

TDOC Inmate Steven Williamson:  “I Have a Hit Out on my Life”

ALLEGES STAFF RETALIATION, FEAR OF GANGS AFTER REPORTING STAFF MISCONDUCT by Sharon Rondeau (Oct. 26, 2018) — The Post & Email is in receipt of a letter dated October 17, 2018 written by Tennessee Department of Correction (TDOC) inmate Steven Brian Williamson, #218345, expressing fear for his life given that he was a witness to […]

Report: Correction Officer Continues to Threaten, Use Racial Slurs

Report:  Correction Officer Continues to Threaten, Use Racial Slurs

“WE WERE ALL SHOCKED BY IT” by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 9, 2018) — A letter arriving last week from an inmate at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN reinforced other inmates’ reports of an abusive female correction officer who allegedly pits inmates against each other, not only verbally but physically; threatens her colleagues; […]

Tennessee: Complaint Filed Against Correction Officer Accused of Prisoner Abuse

Tennessee:  Complaint Filed Against Correction Officer Accused of Prisoner Abuse

“DANGEROUS AND VINDICTIVE” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 29, 2018) — Earlier this week we received a copy of an inmate’s formal complaint requesting an investigation into the conduct of a female correction officer at the Lake County Annex of the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX). The report, we were told, has been sent to Tennessee Department […]

Harmer Reports Breaches of Protective-Custody Protocols

Harmer Reports Breaches of Protective-Custody Protocols

“THEY ALLOW GANG MEMBERS TO SELL DRUGS AND TOBACCO” by Sharon Rondeau (Jun. 20, 2018) — In a letter received on Monday dated June 14, 2018, Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) inmate Grenda Ray Harmer, #88710, reported that standard security measures are ignored by staff in the protective custody (PC) unit of the prison, located […]

New Prison Term: “B and B”

New Prison Term:  “B and B”

CONTRABAND REPORTEDLY SUPPLIED BY CORRECTION OFFICER WITH IMPUNITY by Sharon Rondeau (May 28, 2018) — Late last week a letter arrived from a source at the Northwest Correctional Complex (NWCX) in Tiptonville, TN describing a process with which this writer was not acquainted:  “B and B.” The source described the term as “when an officer […]

Report: Four Inmates Hospitalized After Drug Overdoses

Report:  Four Inmates Hospitalized After Drug Overdoses

AT TENNESSEE’S MORGAN COUNTY FACILITY by Sharon Rondeau (Apr. 27, 2018) — A two-page memorandum received on Friday from TDOC inmate Grenda Ray Harmer reports that four inmates from the Morgan County Correctional Complex (MCCX) were “escorted” to the University of Tennessee Medical Center “because they overdosed on drugs sometime between 6:00 pm on 4-19-18 […]

Reports of Continued Dire Conditions at Trousdale County, TN Prison

Reports of Continued Dire Conditions at Trousdale County, TN Prison

CLAIM:  MEDICATIONS NOT DISPENSED WHILE PRISON ON FREQUENT LOCKDOWN by Sharon Rondeau (Sep. 12, 2016) — A number of reports received since Friday evening continue to paint a dire picture of the Trousdale Turner Correctional Center (TTCC), in Hartsville, TN in Trousdale County. The prison opened in January and has been plagued with a variety […]

Casting Pearls

Casting Pearls

“IGNORANCE IS BLISS” by Michael Gaddy, ©2016, blogging at The Rebel Madman (Jun. 3, 2016) — Recently, completely ignoring the warning found in Proverbs 23:9, I attempted to engage a young white man (under 50) in the South who advocates for the removal of all things Southern from public display in a written conversation/exchange. As […]

Walter Fitzpatrick Relocated

Walter Fitzpatrick Relocated

ARE NEW SURROUNDINGS MORE DANGEROUS THAN BEFORE? by Sharon Rondeau (Mar. 11, 2016) — By means of a letter received on Friday, The Post & Email learned that Tennessee inmate #540003, Walter Francis Fitzpatrick, III, was relocated to the West Tennessee State Penitentiary (WTSP), colloquially known as “West High,” on March 1. While we know […]

The Post & Email Awaits Response on Confiscation of Mail, Stamps from Tennessee Inmate Walter Fitzpatrick

The Post & Email Awaits Response on Confiscation of Mail, Stamps from Tennessee Inmate Walter Fitzpatrick

WHILE FITZPATRICK’S MEDICAL, PHYSICAL SITUATION RAPIDLY WORSENS by Sharon Rondeau (Jan. 30, 2016) — The letter below was sent by certified mail on January 14, 2016 to the official whose position, but not his name, was indicated on a form as the party to whom complaints regarding withheld prisoner mail were to be directed. The […]