Murder Suspect, Woman Involved in Police Pursuit That Ended in Vernon Standoff Are Charged
May 15-- A murder suspect and a woman who led authorities on a wild pursuit that ended with a shootout and standoff in Vernon have been charged, officials announced Tuesday. Dylan Andres Lindsey, 24, is seen in a May 26, 2017, booking photo released by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. Dylan Andres Lindsey, 24, faces one count of murder and eight counts of assault with a firearm on a peace officer, according to the Los Angeles County District Attorney's Office. The driver, Alison Hart, 37, faces one count of accessory after the fact and fleeing a pursuing peace officer’s motor vehicle while driving recklessly.
A 29-year-old corrections officer is facing charges after she is accused of getting pregnant by an inmate, according to an arrest warrant.
Greshica Jene Brown, an officer serving at Kirkland Correctional Institution, was arrested Tuesday on charges of first-degree sexual misconduct with an inmate and misconduct in office.
The arrest warrant says Brown, who is from Columbia, had sex with an inmate between June and December of 2018, resulting in her becoming pregnant.
The warrant, served by Department of Corrections Police, said cellphone messages and Facebook posts between the inmate and Brown led to her arrest.
ACLU threatens lawsuit if Arizona prisons keep ban on 'Chokehold' book
Arizona prison officials have banned inmates from reading "Chokehold," a critically-acclaimed critique of the American criminal-justice system.
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Arizona reverses punishment for prison whistleblower Gabriela Contreras.
The corrections officer who lost a week of pay and a chance at a promotion after exposing broken cell locks at Arizona prisons will have her disciplinary record cleared, a corrections spokesman said Thursday. Sgt. Gabriela Contreras — who prompted a statewide investigation after leaking prison-security footage showing attacks on officers and inmates — also will be reimbursed for 40 hours of unpaid leave and "made eligible for promotional opportunities," spokesman Andrew Wilder said. © Nick Oza/The Republic Inmate in his cell at Arizona State Prison Complex in Florence.