From the article: “A former St. Louis jailer was sentenced Thursday to 3½ years in prison for having sex with a female inmate inside the Justice Center in 2009.”
Hardcore quote from the judge:
“You used confinement, you used your uniform, you used your authority,” he said. “You almost roamed around those halls like a shark, like a predator . . . it’s like some type of bad Nazi movie.”
Read more here.
“Guards in the St. Louis jail known as the City Workhouse forced inmates to engage in “gladiator-style combat,” bet on the fights and used inmates to punish other inmates, a federal civil suit filed today claims.
The suit, filed on behalf of seven inmates who were attackers, victims or both, says that at least one attack was caught on camera.”
“The ACLU of Eastern Missouri filed a lawsuit in federal court Wednesday challenging an amendment to the state’s constitution it contends violates the religious rights of prison inmates.”
“An inmate in a Missouri prison created fraudulent tax claims that resulted in the Internal Revenue Service issuing nearly $55,000 in refunds.
Kevin D. Dunham, 46, pleaded guilty in federal court on Monday to the scheme he conducted in 2008-09 while an inmate at the Farmington Correctional Center and the Western Missouri Correctional Center.