Eddie Griffin was released under Proposition 36. For instance, from a young Griffin has been introduced to alcohol and drugs and was dependent on it since drugs and alcohol can become very addicting and he was later,convicted because of possession of crack cocaine. After 13 years in prison he reformed himself went to rehab and became a model inmate. He now lives a clean life and supports other three strikes in a peer support group called “Hope for Strikes”. Charles Ramirez was arrested under the three strike law for stealing a car radio and was sentenced to life.
Central park five The Central park five were 4 black men and 1 man of hispanic decent. The attack they were tried for happened on April 19, 1989 it was for the assault, rape, and sodomy of Trisha Meili. Trisha Meili was in coma for 12 days and suffered severe hypothermia, severe brain damage, She lost 75-80% of her blood from the five stab wounds and gashes on her thy. Meili was a 28 year old investment banker at the time of the attack. The 5 men arrested for the attack spent between 6 and 12 years in prison for a crime they did not commit.
Senator Edward Kennedy made outrageous claims against the CIA in a trial on August 3, 1977. He proved that the CIA used victims such as the mentally ill and heroin addicts for human experimentation in their project on mind control, MK-Ultra. “The Central Intelligence Agency drugged American citizens without their knowledge or consent.” states Senator Kennedy in the MK-Ultra trial. Some experimented on in MK-Ultra were given doses of lysergic acid diethylamide, known as LSD. The properties of LSD were not well known at the time of MK-Ultra experimentation.
He then went to the Florida and Louisiana State Penitentiary’s for narcotics and robbery charges. Every time Frank got locked up he found a way to escape. In 1955, Frank stole $6165 from the Bank of Slidell in Louisiana (Braun, 26). He was caught and had to serve fourteen years in the Atlanta Federal Penitentiary. He tried to escape from there
On February 12,2016 Pamela Brown and MaryLynn Ryan gave an updates report on the FBIs prison investigation. After a two year extensive undercover investigation The FBI raids nine Georgia state prisons and was able to capture 46 present and former corrections officers in a sting. The covert operation ran down ahead of schedule Thursday with attacks by FBI at the detainment facilities. The prosecutions uncovered "stunning defilement inside of Georgia Department of Corrections foundations," said John Horn, the United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia. Among those captured were five individuals from a first class squad went for beating down medication managing in jail, called the Cobra unit.
The M 'Naghten rule is not only found the United States, countries like England share the rule for their insanity defense cases. A case in England shows that this rule is not a credible source. Referring back to Jon Ronson and his TED talk, he shared a case in England where a man faked insanity and was later labeled as a psychopath. A man named Tony beat a man and was originally going to get a 5 year sentence. After talking to a cell mate Tony plead insanity and was taken to Broadmoor Asylum for the criminally Insane, he served 15 years there.
MILLERSBURG — A Millersburg woman recently admitted to selling methamphetamine to a confidential informant working with local law enforcement. Corrine Simpson, 27, of 261 N. Washington St., pleaded guilty in Holmes County Common Pleas Court to aggravated trafficking in meth, possession of meth and two counts of child endangering. Sentencing is scheduled for March 2, at which time Simpson, currently free on bond, faces up to 2 1/2 years in prison and one year in jail. The charges stem from incidents occurring on July 24. That 's when Simpson reportedly sold, for $50, about half a gram of meth to a confidential informant who had gone to her home, according to LEAD Task Force Commander Joe Mullet, who said at the time of the alleged transaction,
The client’s current charges are probation violation and larceny $200 or more not from a person. The client has an additional pending case in Salisbury, Maryland for allegedly stealing laptops. The client has been arrested several times relating to his substance abuse (forgery, grand larceny, and possession). The client is currently awaiting sentencing.
In June 1972, five men carrying cameras and bugging equipment were arrested inside the Democratic National Committee 's offices in the Watergate complex in Washington, D.C. Police soon discovered that the burglars worked either directly or indirectly, for the presidential cabinet. President Nixon had stated he had no relation to this act. Political investigations began in February 1973; the Senate established a Committee to investigate the Watergate scandal. The public hearings of the Committee included the finding of secret white house tapes,the most incriminating one dubbed, Smoking gun revealing that he had taken part in the Watergate cover up. The supreme court had ordered Nixon to release more tapes only further incriminating him.
According to Jeremy Gorner and Tony Briscoe, Contact Reporters for The Chicago Tribune, the Chicago Fire Department arrested two alleged gang members for drug charges over the weekend. This was in response to 74 heroin overdose cases in the past 72 hours last week. The arrests were made after the Chicago police and U.S Drug Enforcement Administration searched the West side to find the source of the bad batch of drugs. Prosecutors stated Alfonzo Sylvester, 24, and Mario Wofford, 26, sold an undercover Chicago police officer “$720 worth of heroin on the West side on Friday.” Wofford was arrested and charged with possession with intent to deliver and had a set bond at “10,000” on the drug charge due to no violent history of crime. Cook County