Articles Tagged with prison

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The husband of Joe Exotic was arrested and charged after it was purported that he was driving under the influence of alcohol, and the man reportedly attempted to avoid detainment by touting his fame to the officers.

Since 2017, 25-year-old Dillion Passage has been married to the now-incarcerated Joe Maldonado-Passage, aka “Joe Exotic,” who stars in the bizarre Netflix documentary series “Tiger King.”

Last weekend, Passage was reportedly at the Domain Northside outdoor shopping and dining center in Austin at 77 Degrees Rooftop Bar.

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A corrections officer who worked at a South Carolina prison has lost her job and is facing many charges after she was accused of attempting to bring several illicit substances into the maximum-security men’s prison.

33-year-old Ashley Nickole Williams was recently employed as a guard at the McCormick Correctional Institution for men in McCormick.

The woman, who lives about 25-miles away in Greenwood, reportedly showed up at the prison on October 30 while carrying personal items.

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A now-retired female corrections officer at the Idaho Department of Correction has been accused of sharing nude photos and having sexual relations with an inmate inside the prison’s haircut facility.

29-year-old Miranda Rose Ackerman began working with the Idaho Maximum Security Institution as a corrections officer in 2016. She reportedly used the name Miranda Jefferds while working at the facility.

At the beginning of April 2020, Ackerman turned in her resignation and left her position.

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An Arizona man with a felony criminal record was arrested when he allegedly snagged a burrito from a stranger’s hands and walked off with it.

When a man on a Phoenix street was enjoying a burrito, he was reportedly approached by an unfamiliar man who allegedly began to speak to him in a threatening manner. Before long, the stranger allegedly grabbed the burrito from the man and strolled off with the food in his hand.

The alleged victim contacted the Phoenix Police Department to report the incident and he kept the call connected until officers arrived.

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A Colorado prison guard has been accused of attempting to smuggle a contraband-filled burrito inside of the prison with the alleged intention of distributing the contents.

27-year-old Trevor Martineau has been employed as a corrections officer at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility; a men’s state prison in Buena Vista County, Colorado. Martineau was hired on at the site in August 2018.

At the end of June, a few inmates of the facility passed on information to an investigator working at the prison regarding knowledge they obtained about Martineau allegedly taking advantage of his position by filtering in narcotics.

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A son who resides with his mom is facing charges after the 27-year-old allegedly threw a corncob at her in what has been deemed a domestic battery.

Cody Cummins currently lives with his mother in her Zephyrhills, Florida, home. He previously served a prison sentence for over 3 years due to an armed burglary conviction, and since his release, Cummins has spent some time employed as a cook.

On May 25, Cummins was at home with his mom when he reportedly chucked a corncob. The central core of the vegetable allegedly propelled in the direction of his mother and it struck her on the top of her head.

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A woman allegedly in possession of a t-shirt gun outside of a correctional facility was arrested after officers claimed they saw a package containing illicit materials fly over the fence, and they targeted her as the shooter.

On Sunday morning, a vehicle reportedly pulled up to the barrier around the North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, Oklahoma, a few hours away from Oklahoma City.

Guards on duty at the prison reported that they viewed an item propelling through the air after it breached the fencing around the facility.

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A woman who made the headlines after she was rescued from many years of torture and abuse as a young child has been accused of engaging in sexual encounters with a teenage girl.

The now-25-year-old Lauren Kavanaugh became known to many as “The Girl in the Closet” nearly two decades ago after it was discovered that she was living under a staircase and enduring several types of abuse at the hands of her parents, who were both sentenced to life in prison for the 6 years of mistreatment of the child.

Kavanaugh started a Facebook page to try to lend support to other people who had been through similar experiences and she reportedly made the acquaintance of a teenage girl through the page.

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32-year-old Jerilee Hughes was arrested after the Northwest Narcotics Task Force searched her home and found glass jars with psilocybin mushroom spores and growing supplies, as well as a small bag of useable mushrooms. Police also procured small amounts of marijuana and methamphetamine as well as residue-coated paraphernalia.

Hughes faces two felony and five misdemeanor drug related charges. During her bond hearing, the prosecuting attorney accused Hughes of cultivating enough mushrooms to consider her a danger to the community. She is being held on $10,000 bond.

Due to financial hardship, Hughes, who alleges she has never before been implicated in legal issues, asked for a lower bond. She willingly offered to participate if a stipulation was added where she take part in regular drug testing.

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Peter Herz, a 61-year old Westminster resident, pleaded guilty to a possession of child pornography charge in February. This offense is among many that are eligible for lifetime sex-offender registration. Before his arrest and incarceration, Herz reportedly had a job as a pianist and musical director for Laguna Beach’s “Pageant of the Masters.” Sources say he was also an accompanist at Cal State Fullerton’s Theater Department.

Herz was targeted by U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) “Operation Predator,” an initiative designed to protect children from sexual predators and to identify and rescue victims of child exploitation.

While Herz was out on bond and waiting for trial, he allegedly obtained new electronic devices and obtained new images of child pornography on them. In total, Herz was reportedly in possession of more than half a million images and roughly 400 videos of child pornography.

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