Posts Tagged ‘Devon Brown’

DOC Finally Responds To Mendo On Jail Assault Issue

On Feb. 22, City Desk reported that there had been six inmate-on-inmate stabbings at the D.C. Jail since November. We followed up to report that the Department of Corrections refused to offer their own statistics on the subject.
But the DOC still had to comply with At-Large Councilmember Phil Mendelson's request for data leading up to [...]

D.C. Jail Inmate: ‘Instead Of Being Correct I Am Being Corrupted’

This morning, Councilmember Phil Mendelson, the chair of the Judiciary Committee, will hold an oversight hearing on the Department of Corrections. Hopefully, Mendo will get some answers out of Director Devon Brown about all the stabbings at the D.C. Jail. Brown (pictured) has a decent reputation and there were high hopes for his tenure running [...]

At Least Six Stabbings Inside D.C. Jail Since November

The Department of Corrections continues to have a problem with violence inside the D.C. Jail. In November, an inmate was stabbed. On Jan. 13, Darrell C. Lee II was stabbed multiple times inside his cell. City Desk has learned of four additional violent incidents. According to sources familiar with events, at least four additional inmates [...]

Inmate Stabbed Inside The D.C. Jail; Broken Cell Door May Be Linked To Incident

On January 13, Darrell C. Lee II was stabbed multiple times inside his D.C. Jail cell. The door to Lee's cell was apparently broken; his door could not close. After taking a shower, Lee returned to his cell, and was then allegedly jumped by several inmates.
The inmates reportedly used a black knife, stabbing Lee multiple [...]