Posts tagged: jail

Inmate allegedly breaks Whatcom jail window to smuggle in tobacco, marijuana

Tweet BELLINGHAM — An inmate in the Whatcom County Jail was charged Monday, April 11, for allegedly breaking out a window in his cell in March to smuggle in marijuana and tobacco. Daniel J. Faix, 26, allegedly broke a 4-inch by 4-foot hole in the window, which is on the jail’s second floor 23 feet above ground. He then fashioned bed sheets into a rope, which he used to bring the contraband into his cell, according to charging documents filed ... Jump to full article >>

Jailer pleads not guilty to forgery, taking bribes

Tweet Charles B. Storlie, the corrections deputy charged with accepting bribes in exchange for allowing inmates to receive contraband, pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Chelan County Superior Court. His trial was set for Jan. 18. Storlie — who has worked at the Chelan County Regional Justice Center for the past 15 years — is accused of accepting bribes from inmates in exchange for allowing them fast food, tobacco and sexual visits from girlfrie ... Jump to full article >>

George Michael jailed for eight weeks

Tweet The former Wham! star admitted driving while unfit through drugs and possessing two cannabis cigarettes when he appeared at London’s Highbury Corner Magistrates’ Court last month. Police who banged on the window found him “spaced out” and with no memory of what had happened. Blood tests showed he had chemicals linked to cannabis in his system. The singer sighed heavily as District Judge Perkins said he would serve f ... Jump to full article >>

Lil Wayne raps about his stay at Rikers, says he learned from his crime

Tweet Jail is making a philosopher out of Lil Wayne. The rap star said in a radio interview that he’s done a lot of reflecting since being tossed into Rikers in March on a gun charge. “Everybody says that you’re here for a reason,” he told Hot 97 from jail on Tuesday. “I search for that reason every day.” The multiplatinum “Lollipop” singer said he has learned from the crime that landed him behind b ... Jump to full article >>

Charlie Sheen Trying To Cut New Plea Deal With No Jail Time

Tweet Charlie Sheen is trying to cut a new plea deal for his criminal case in Colorado. has learned that the Two and a Half Men star is now trying to make a deal for NO jail time, but will accept probation. His previous deal called for 30 days behind bars and no probation. But that deal fell apart at the last minute when Charlie was deemed ineligible for the work release program that was part of the deal. That program would have k ... Jump to full article >>

Charlie Sheen’s Plea Deal Falls Through at Last Minute

Tweet A woman who works in the Pitkin County Jail derailed Charlie Sheen’s plea deal Monday because she refused to honor the agreement, even though her own boss signed off on it, sources tell TMZ. We’re told the Pitkin County Sheriff signed off on the deal, as did the undersheriff, the lead prosecutor and Pitkin County District Attorney Marty Beeson. But the woman who supervises the work release program at the jail threw the monkey wr ... Jump to full article >>

Charlie Sheen takes daughters to Disneyland as he braces to ‘serve jail time over wife’s assault’

Tweet Charlie Sheen is making the most of his last days of freedom. The actor, who is set to be jailed for 30 days after pleading guilty to an assault on his wife, took his daughters to Disneyland today. He took Sam, 6, and birthday girl Lola, 5, around the theme park and arranged to have their faces painted. He even managed to put aside his differences with ex-wife Denise Richards for the day, with the actress joining in on the family outing. [c ... Jump to full article >>

Jail for ‘cigarette pest’ killer

Tweet A teenager who admitted killing a man after pestering him for a cigarette has been jailed for four years. Jason Laird was 15-years-old when he set upon Robert Malcolm, 58, in Clydebank, on 10 July 2009. He originally faced a murder charge but the Crown accepted his plea to the reduced charge of culpable homicide. At the High Court in Livingston, judge Lord Matthews told the 16-year-old he could not ignore the fact he had caused the death o ... Jump to full article >>

Ga. man who left jail for cigarettes gets 20 years

Tweet Authorities say an inmate who broke out of jail, then returned after stealing 14 packs of cigarettes, has been sentenced to 20 years. Prosecutors told The Florida Times-Union inmate Harry Jackson, 26, escaped his cell at the Camden County Jail last year and went to the exercise yard to retrieve cigarettes he had expected would be tossed over a fence. They say that when the contraband wasn’t there, Jackson scaled the fence, broke a win ... Jump to full article >>