Authorities say a jail inmate has been arrested on charges of felony battery after allegedly attacking a deputy while in custody.
Thirty-seven-year-old Christopher Lee Brown, the subject of a $20,000 reward, was recaptured by Santa Monica police last Wednesday.
Thanks to a tip, an escaped inmate was back in custody Thursday after spending more than three weeks on the run.
The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a $20,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of a man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.
Authorities are still searching for a 37-year-old man who escaped from a downtown Los Angeles jail earlier this month.
Security cameras show Christopher Lee Brown walking out the door dressed in street clothes, managing to change out of his jail uniform and ditch his barcoded wristband, often used for inmate headcounts.
Two additional Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies Friday were indicted on federal civil rights charges in connection to alleged abuse at the Men’s Central Jail.
Auto thefts and other property crimes were on the rise following a statewide initiative to release more California inmates early, according to a new study.
A Los Angeles judge has overturned the murder conviction of a man who spent 34 years behind bars for a crime he didn’t commit.
A Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputy has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of assaulting a 19-year-old arrestee in the back seat of a patrol car.
An inmate on California’s death row for the 1997 killing of two Riverside County sheriff’s deputies has died at San Quentin State Prison.
An inmate from Riverside County serving time at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad, is accused of fatally beating another prisoner.
An inmate serving a criminal commitment at a psychiatric hospital has been booked on suspicion of murder in connection with the death of another inmate, authorities said Sunday.
The transfer of state prisoners to county jails has forced the LAPD to pull dozens of officers from regular patrol duties to monitor ex-convicts, according to a report.
Residents in the city of Los Angeles held a rally Tuesday against a controversial plan to expand jail services in Los Angeles County.