Posts Tagged ‘JAIL’

Jail Inmate Pepper-Sprayed Over Fake Eyelashes, Lawsuit Claims

Fake hair and eyelashes can be great beauty tools outside the D.C. Jail. Inside, not so much. Failing to take them off inside the big house can have dire consequences, according to a lawsuit filed against the District by one former inmate.
On Oct. 1, 2011, inmate Tameka Fleming was being processed through the D.C. Jail [...]

Fifth Amendment Doesn’t Apply to Feces Flinging Inmate

The D.C. Court of Appeals on Thursday ruled that inmates disciplined by the Department of Corrections aren't protected from further criminal prosecution for the same offenses under the federal double jeopardy clause.
The court's decision stems from the rebellious behavior of one Travis Haney.
According to court papers:
While being held at the District of Columbia Jail pending trial in another [...]

D.C. Jail on Lockdown; Secret Terror Document No Longer Googleable

The D.C. Jail is on lockdown. A Sept. 24 release announces that the Department of Corrections (DOC) has instituted a "non-emergency security procedure" at the D.C. Jail until October 6. Inmate movement is restricted. A sign on the visitor's door says the lockdown started on Sept. 22 and that no visitors are allowed.
DOC spokesman [...]