Inmate Juan Corona Dies of Natural Causes

CORCORAN – California State Prison-Corcoran inmate Juan Vallejo Corona, 85, died of natural causes at 8:15 a.m. on Monday, March 4 at an outside hospital. Corona was serving 25 concurrent life sentences for 25 counts of first-degree murder. His victims were all farm...

Inmate Walks Away from Mount Bullion Conservation Camp

MARIPOSA — California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officials are searching for a minimum-security inmate who walked away from Mount Bullion Conservation Camp in Mariposa County on March 1. At 4:20 a.m. staff discovered inmate Joseph Speakman...
Prison Visitor Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter

Prison Visitor Convicted of Involuntary Manslaughter

Woman supplied fatal amount of methamphetamine to inmate SACRAMENTO — A visitor who supplied a fatal amount of methamphetamine to an inmate has been sentenced to two years of incarceration, California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR)...

Ironwood State Prison Celebrates 25th Anniversary

Honors 81 Long-time “Pioneer” Employees Blythe, Calif. – On Feb. 22, Ironwood State Prison (ISP) celebrated its 25th year of service with an anniversary celebration that went down memory lane. ISP Warden Neil McDowell and Chief Deputy Warden Richard Smith...