Condemned Inmate’s Death Investigated as a Suicide

SAN QUENTIN – Condemned inmate Michael Lamont Jones, 44, who was on California’s death row from Riverside County, was pronounced dead at San Quentin State Prison on Monday afternoon, May 25, 2015, at 3:51 p.m. The cause of death is pending the results of an autopsy;...

Riot at Sierra Conservation Center

JAMESTOWN – On Tuesday, May 19, 2015, approximately 150 inmates were involved in a large-scale riot on the A-Facility main exercise yard just after 8:00 p.m.  The riot was quelled and no staff were injured. The cause of the riot is under investigation. Several...