Three inmates being held on murder charges, planned and executed an escape from the Bexar County Jail. The inmates, Eric Trevino, Luis Arroyo and Jacob Brownson, cut through a mesh… Continue reading "03/02/2018 – Three Inmates Escape from Jail"
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The Express News posted an article by Brian Chasnoff that has really shaken up the writers of this website. It has shown a light on a very bad decision made… Continue reading "Bad Decision is Bad News for Inmates"
The owners of this website believe inmates should be treated decently. They’re not crazed animals, they’re people who have made mistakes. They have rights. We also believe that the family… Continue reading "Vote to Protect Inmates and Their Families"
The inmates of the Bexar County Jail will receive a Thanksgiving meal that will consist of Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, green beans, bread, a drink and cookies for dessert. Sorry,… Continue reading "11/24/2011 – Thanksgiving for the Inmates"
The Bexar County Jail has temporarily moved almost 100 inmates to the Zavala County Jail in Crystal City. The inmates will be housed there for approximately six days while the… Continue reading "10/27/2010 – Inmates Moved to Zavala County"
This post is under construction. We are scanning through all of the questions looking for the really good ones that aren’t answered in our posts or that are asked frequently. … Continue reading "Good Questions from Our Readers"
In April of 2017 Deputy Garrett Flores was involved in a physical altercation with an inmate. Deputy Flores claimed the inmate attacked him. Video of the incident did not support… Continue reading "08/23/2017 – Former Bexar County Deputy Arrested for Assaulting Inmate"
The Bexar County Jail is adding another tower to the main jail. The tower is located on the south side of the Bexar County Jail. The plans for that tower… Continue reading "New Addition to the Bexar County Jail"
The high cost of inmate phone calls is putting families in extreme financial difficulty. Obama knew this and attempted to cap rates to stop the exploitive practices of the inmate… Continue reading "Attempt to Help Curb High Inmate Phone Costs Derailed by Trump Appointee"
The families of two different inmates who died in the Bexar County jail are filing lawsuits. The families of inmates Thomas Reed Taylor, who turned himself in on 08/22/2012 and… Continue reading "07/07/2013 – Bexar County Sued Over Deaths"
Commissioners Court does not have the authority to privatize the jail. The Sheriff must agree to it. In a continued attempt to take the jail down Commissioners Court has not… Continue reading "08/20/2012 – Attacks Against the Jail Continue"
A lot of people may be concerned about their loved ones because of the way the News stations are reporting on an incident that occurred at the Bexar County Jail. … Continue reading "03/23/2012 – Incident at the Jail was Not a Riot"
Acting on a tip, the Bexar County Sheriff’s Office set up a sting to catch an officer they believed was accepting bribes to bring drugs into the facility. Jonathan Pommerening… Continue reading "09/15/2011 – Jailer Arrested in Drug Sting"
Ex-deputy Daniel Melgoza’s federal trial begins today. Melgoza is accused of beating and kicking two inmates back in 2004. He is also accused of attempting to cover up his acts… Continue reading "12/14/2010 – Trial Begins for Ex-Deputy"
The Bexar County Jail will be featured on Lockdown, a series put out by the National Geographic Channel. National Geographic spent a month at the jail filming procedures and lifestyles… Continue reading "12/14/2010 – The Jail Featured on Lockdown"
Sheriff Amadeos Ortiz personally went to Commissioners Court to ask for the budget to be increased to add 27 more officers. The deputies are required to escort inmates to the… Continue reading "09/09/2010 – Sheriff Asks For More Officers"