A robber who wore a Scream horror film mask in a terrifying raid at a shop has been sharing a prison cell with his dad.
It was revealed in court when Jake Rouse, 21, was sentenced to 17 years for a string of crimes.
The thug and two
A paedophile has died in prison weeks after being jailed for sexually abusing a young child.
Daniel Davey, 22, was found guilty of sexually abusing a victim six times over an 18-month period, between 2015 and 2016.
The abuse was uncovered when the boy - who was aged five
This is the moment a pervert who arranged to meet two underage girls for sex was snared by paedophile hunters .
Christopher Wise thought he was talking with 14 and 15-year-old girls over social media site Scout.
But at Newcastle Crown Court it was revealed the 42-year-old
These are the grapes of wrath!
The glossy magazine Wine Spectator was banned from New Jersey state prisons along with a list of smutty rags — and prison rights advocates are sour over the baffling censorship.
The food and drink publication was blacklisted along with porn mags such as Hustler,
GEORGETOWN, Del. — A Maryland woman is accused of mailing a shipment of drugs to her son, an inmate at a Delaware prison.
Department of Corrections spokeswoman Jayme Gravell said in a statement Tuesday that investigators learned in late December that a shipment of contraband was expected to arrive
The union head who represents Rikers Island corrections officers slammed plans to close the jail complex as nothing more than a “political con game” and a “land grab” that would enrich well-connected real estate developers.
Elias Husamudeen, president of the Correction Officers’ Benevolent Association, said Sunday the closure plan
Gov. Andrew Cuomo scrapped a controversial pilot program at state correctional facilities that restricted inmate access to books and other items sent through the mail.
“I am directing the Dept. of Corrections to rescind its flawed pilot program that restricted shipment of books and care packages to inmates,”
PRAGUE — Czech news agency CTK has reported that an American who was convicted of killing four of his Czech relatives has killed himself in prison.
The agency says Kevin Dahlgren killed himself Thursday in the Valdice prison northeast of Prague where he was serving a life sentence.
Guantanamo detainees linked to the 9/11 attacks may have taken a page from the “Me Too” movement, accusing guards of sexual harassment — for conducting invasive “groin searches,” according to a report.
“We be under sexual harassment today for search in being here,” alleged 9/11 mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed
Reading the classics in the clink just got a lot harder.
Books sent to prisoners in three state lock-ups will have to come from pre-approved internet vendors under a new state pilot program.
The program, which went into effect last month and applies to the Greene, Green Haven and Taconic
City officials on Tuesday said they’re taking the first step to shuttering Rikers Island by closing a facility that houses 600 men at the jail site this summer.
Detainees and staff at the George Motchan Detention Center will be transferred to other sites in a move that the Department
AMBULANCES are being called out to prisons 30 times a day on average, figures show — with even shootings occurring behind bars.
Figures reveal paramedics treated 101 gunshot and stab wounds last year.
There were also 516 call-outs for drug overdoses and 106 for assaults, according to figures unearthed by
AN ex-con tried to fly episodes of The Sopranos and Sons of Anarchy into a prison using a drone.
Damon Keegan, 25, downloaded the shows to USB sticks and also sent SIM cards, tiny mobiles, plus Spice and cannabis worth £25,000.
The haul was strapped to a drone and flown
A California man who was recaptured after escaping from a prison on the Indonesian resort island of Bali said Wednesday he fled because of extortion by other inmates.
Christian Beasley, 32, was caught Saturday after bolting with compatriot Paul Anthony Hoffman, 57, on Dec. 10 from the overcrowded Kerobokan
A state prison guard accused of being a serial rapist was arrested after DNA on tossed cigarette butts matched with sperm found during sex assault exams of two victims, investigators said.
John E. Kurtz, 43, of Shamokin, Pennsylvania, was arrested Monday and jailed on $1.5 million bail after the
ST. LOUIS — A longtime Missouri death row inmate whose conviction in the 1991 rape and killing of two sisters was overturned has pleaded guilty to murdering them and been re-sentenced to life behind bars.
Reginald Clemons, who spent 22 years on death row, pleaded guilty Monday to two
City taxpayers aren’t getting their money’s worth.
While compensation for civil servants goes up in city jails, the subway system and schools, performance is plummeting, a new Manhattan Institute analysis shows.
Average pay and benefits for city Correction Department employees increased 18 percent in the last decade, while the rate
If he gets too skinny, he can just slip through the bars.
The convicted cop killer who famously escaped from an upstate prison in 2015 hates his new digs at Attica so much so that he’s gone on a hunger strike, sources told The Post.
David Sweat, 37, was transferred
Welcome to Russia’s notorious “Black Dolphin” prison which is home to 700 of the country’s worst pedophiles, cannibals and serial killers.
The jail, situated near the border with Kazakhstan, is considered escape-proof and has been operating in various forms since the 1700s.
It is named after the dolphin sculpture, created
PORTLAND, Ore. — An Oregon woman whose inmate boyfriend died from a meth-laden kiss after a prison visit was sentenced to two years behind bars Tuesday on a drug conspiracy charge.
Melissa Ann Blair and Anthony Powell shared a long kiss at the end of a visit last year
A dad-of-four was unmasked as a rapist after finding himself in the same cell as his victim 35 years later after a bust-up with his wife.
Gary Mottershead had spent more than three decades believing he had got away with raping and molesting a young boy in the 1980s.
The city’s newly named correction commissioner is following in the footsteps of her disgraced predecessor — treating Rikers Island inmates to pizza parties in a bid to reduce violence one slice a time.
A photo snapped last week and provided to The Post shows more than two dozen pizzas being wheeled
This Oklahoma man says he really got shafted by the penal system.
Aptly named Dustin Lance says in a seminal $5 million lawsuit that prison officials refused to provide him medical treatment for his painful 91-hour erection.
Lance, 32, claimed he suffered permanent injury from his marathon uprising in December 2016 after
A former camp counselor was sentenced Tuesday to 25 years in prison for sexually abusing a young boy on Long Island and taking dirty pictures of several others.
David Greenberg — a former counselor at Camp Kenwall in Melville who is already behind bars for similar crimes in North Carolina —
CONCORD, Mass. — Prison officials in Massachusetts say someone tried to send drugs to an inmate by mailing a laminated prayer card that contained wafer-thin strips of a prescription narcotic.
The Boston Globe reports that the state Department of Corrections discovered orange strips of Suboxone sandwiched inside the card, which featured
RALEIGH, N.C. — Inmates at a North Carolina prison plotted an escape bid knowing they would have to hurt some prison employees, ultimately leaving two dead and a dozen other workers or fellow inmates injured, the investigating sheriff said Friday.
Investigators believe four inmates planned the foiled breakout attempt Thursday afternoon
A Brooklyn federal judge has ordered the Bureau of Prisons relax accommodations for notorious cartel leader Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzman–by giving him a glorified mail slot to pass documents with his attorneys.
Guzman can now enjoy a second, $1,000 screen and the slot during visits with his attorney Jeffrey Lichtman, judge
A prison riot has seen 80 lags take over the wing of a Worcestershire prison after attacking staff with pool balls.
Specialist Tornado squads have been dispatched to high security Long Lartin prison in a bid to restore order to E wing.
The Ministry of Justice said: “We are currently managing an
ATLANTA — A former Georgia prison guard has pleaded guilty in federal court to sexually assaulting three female inmates and then coercing them into helping him cover up the assaults.
Edgar Daniel Johnson, 51, pleaded guilty Monday, admitting that between Nov. 1, 2012, and Sept. 30, 2013, he had non-consensual sex
KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Missouri prisons have been ordered to eliminate smoking after an asthmatic inmate serving a life sentence for two murders won a court judgment.
The Kansas City Star reports Missouri has been ordered to go smoke-free by April 1 because of the lawsuit Ecclesiastical Denzel Washington filed.