Nightmare on Shingles Street

Nightmare on Shingles Street

(This is a true story by one of our favorite reporters on Lumley—Ed.) “At age 71, I take chest pain seriously. On Monday morning I told the guards I was experiencing severe chest pain. I was transferred to medical via wheelchair immediately. The nurse...
Interview with 2 Lifers

Interview with 2 Lifers

(Some thoughts from two women who have ‘natural life’ without possibility of parole—Ed.) “I’m a Navy veteran that served in Afghanistan and returned diagnosed with bipolar and PTSD. The VA prescribed prescriptions for my night terrors and...
From Santa Maria, notes on lockdown

From Santa Maria, notes on lockdown

“At least we don’t have to rec in a cage.” (Maria only has 2 yards. A yard is R and A and MDU—who don’t get outside rec, hence no cages on the main yard. B yard is regular medium inmates..Ed) “They have a schedule that is only good...
From Santa Cruz: Notes of Despair

From Santa Cruz: Notes of Despair

Overheard on 2-10-21. ” My roommate has started cutting herself again.” “Is this Arizona’s idea of rehabilitation and re-entry????” “I feel meaner than a junkyard dog.” “D yard has had 3 fistfights over a shower. This...
More cruelty from the DOC

More cruelty from the DOC

Just when you think the inmates can’t take anymore, the DOC delivers more pain. Because the Florence prison screwed up and let 2 male inmates escape, the DOC is determined to take it out on the girls too. We are waiting for our sources on Maria and Cruz to come...
Karma’s a Bitch

Karma’s a Bitch

(Update on 71 year old abuse victim–see prior story) “After I was strangled by that young woman, I was put in a cell by myself. It gave me time to decompress and recover. I then started to worry about what kind of inmate they would put in my cell. The evil...