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D.C. jail guard charged with smuggling

A Greenbelt man working as a D.C. corrections officer has admitted smuggling marijuana, cell phones and cigarettes to prisoners in recent months, authorities said Friday. Ryan E. Motley, 23, described by the Corrections Department as "a former employee," was...

By Paul Duggan  | December 3, 2010; 6:05 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (5)
Categories:  D.C. Jail, Paul Duggan, Prison Beat, The District  
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D.C. correctional officer sentenced in bribery case

Jail is supposed to be no frills, a place where the only the basic amenities of food, clothing and shelter exist. But according to prosecutors, one D.C. jail officer helped an inmate get some creature comforts -- a cell phone,...

By Theola Labbé-DeBose  | May 27, 2010; 11:10 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (2)
Categories:  D.C. Jail, The District, Theola Labbé-DeBose  
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Gun found in D.C. jail may be part of 2003 scheme

Authorities recovered a handgun in the D.C. jail that may have been in the facility since at least 2003, officials said Tuesday. The gun was recovered Monday night "in a channel within a component of the inmate telephone units" during...

By Del Wilber  | December 8, 2009; 10:20 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  D.C. Jail, Del Quentin Wilber, Prison Beat, The District  
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