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Staff WriterDarryl Elmore Jr., the defendant who pleaded no contest to an arson fire that occurred almost a year ago, was sentenced today to three years in state prison. Elmore's defense attorney asked the court for probation but Imperial County Superior Court Judge...
Tags: Justice System, Punishment, Prisons, Justice System, Trials
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterMore than $1 million for a cash match requirement of a grant that would fund the construction of an additional county jail was given to the Sheriff’s Department by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. The Sheriff’s Department already...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterAn Imperial resident who worked as a correctional officer is ordered to appear next month in San Bernardino County Superior Court following the guilty plea he entered in a drug case. Ulises Cortez’s defense attorney James Gass said Wednesday that...
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Staff WriterCALIPATRIA — While the surrounding community has changed a lot in the past 20 years, so has Calipatria State Prison, said Robert Silvas. Silvas, a 17-year prison employee who serves as a sergeant, said Tuesday that in addition to being one of the...
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Staff WriterBRAWLEY — Myron D. Witter Elementary School students will be using better furniture now after a crew of six Centinela State Prison inmates built tables and bookshelves for the school library. The refurbished items that also included a newly built...
Tags: Arts and Culture, Libraries, Schools, Prisons, The Home Depot
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterThe contracts to upgrade the electronic control system, heating, ventilation and air conditioning of the county’s juvenile detention facility were approved by the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday in two separate but related agenda items. The...
An arson defendant who pleaded no contest to one of two counts in last year’s haystack fires was sentenced Thursday to three years in state prison. Imperial County Superior Court Judge William Lehman denied Darryl Elmore’s request for...
Imperial Valley Press Staff WriterA not guilty plea was entered Monday for the Calexico man who was arrested last week in connection with the fatal shooting of his friend. Victor Alexander Rangel, 18, was charged with a single count of involuntary manslaughter with the use of a gun after...
Tags: Justice System, Prosecution, Murder, Justice System, Prisons
Staff WriterThe approval of a conditional-use permit for a $600 million solar project near Mount Signal will be decided in a special meeting of the Board of Supervisors on Tuesday. Less than two weeks ago the Planning Commission voted 5-4 to approve the Centinela...
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KTLA NewsWESTMINSTER (KTLA) -- A detention center officer at the Seal Beach City Jail was convicted and sentenced Tuesday for accepting bribes, including an iPad and money, in exchange for allowing an inmate prohibited contraband and visitor contacts. Jose Alday,...
KTLA NewsDEL AIRE, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Los Angeles County sheriff's deputy who pleaded no contest to smuggling drugs into a courthouse jail in a burrito has been sentenced to two years in jail. Henry Marin, 27, pleaded no contest to one count of bringing drugs...
More than five years after Dr. Albert Woonho Ro was found beaten to death in his Glen Burnie dental office, his dental assistant admitted Monday that she siphoned more than $17,000 from his business and had him killed to cover it up. Shontay Joyner...
Tags: Health, Prosecution, Justice System, Punishment, Glen Burnie
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