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CrimePortsmouth jail to remain open after sheriff files injunction

01:05  26 july  2019
01:05  26 july  2019 Source:   13newsnow.com

Inmate who died at Bexar County Jail was facing possession charge

Inmate who died at Bexar County Jail was facing possession charge Officials with the Bexar County Sheriff's Office have confirmed a death at the Bexar County Jail Thursday morning. The living unit officer who was conducting observation checks discovered a 24-year-old inmate who was unresponsive, according to a statement from BCSO. The San Antonio Fire Department and EMS were dispatched to the jail, but the man was pronounced dead at around 8:48 a.m. The inmate was booked into the jail on July 4 for Possession of Controlled Substance, Less than 1 Gram. BCSO's Criminal Investigations Division Internal Affairs, and the Public Integrity Unit are conducting an investigation into this death, according to the sheriff's office.

Portsmouth Jail basic information to help guide you through what you can do for your inmate while they are incarcerated. Intake handles arrestees that include their booking and fingerprinting. Inmates will remain in jail until their court arraignment where they will learn their fate by a magistrate.

After four years of depositions and hearings and motions, a federal judge in Phoenix entered a preliminary injunction against Arpaio and the sheriff ’s office, noting that “states do not have the inherent authority to enforce the civil provisions of federal immigration law.”

Portsmouth's city jail will stay open, at least, for now.

Inspectors on Wednesday condemned the Portsmouth civic center complex -- which includes the jail -- deeming it "unfit for humans."

But Sheriff Michael Moore filed an injunction to keep the jail open, and on Thursday a judge granted a temporary hold on condemning the buildings, ruling the jail can remain open for now and the issue be revisited in 60 days.

The 250 inmates and 80 employees were never removed from the jail. The condemned signs have been ordered removed while the injunction is in place.

Police investigate after man, woman shot in Portsmouth

Police investigate after man, woman shot in Portsmouth A man and woman were shot in Portsmouth in the 1100 block of Virginia Avenue Thursday around 8 p.m. Portsmouth Police said that both are expected to be OK and have were taken to a hospital to receive treatment for their lower body non-life threatning injuries. Police did not say what led to the shooting and have not said if it has a suspect in this case yet. This shooting investigation is still ongoing. And if you have any information about this or any crime in the City of Portsmouth, investigators urge you to call the Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP?. Download the News 3 App for updates on this story. ___ (c)2019 WTKR-TV, Norfolk Visit WTKR-TV, Norfolk at www.wtkr.

The Wayne County Sheriff 's Office has collect telephones in all housing units within the facility. Many questions have arisen about receiving phone calls and what to do when a problem is encountered. The inmate phone system is provided and maintained by Evercom Systems Inc., and services and billing

Along with other police agencies throughout the state, the Washington County Sheriff ’s Office has begun to see another increase in fraud In order to minimize the amount of victims associated with these fraud schemes, The Sheriff ’s Office has prepared the following tips and Sheriff ’s Office

City Manager Dr. Lydia Patton said the initial decision to condemn the building stems from a four-month investigation into the building's structural, environmental and mechanical integrity.

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