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Assault charge dismissed against former VPRJ corrections officer

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A former Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail corrections officer accused of assaulting an inmate in the jail will not serve any time, after the case...
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56-year-old peninsula inmate dies weeks after fight with fellow inmate

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A 56-year-old man serving time in a peninsula jail died nearly three weeks after getting into a fight with a fellow inmate, police said...

For inmates, DMV visit symbolizes new start on life after prison

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Crystal Stuckey stood in front of a plain, white screen, looked into the camera and smiled slightly. Before the shutter snapped, Stuckey turned to a...

Man accused in road rage shooting charged with assaulting inmate while in jail

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A man accused of shooting at and injuring two people during a road rage incident in York County is now facing an assault charge...

For VPRJ inmates, kitchen is place of ‘love, patience and tolerance’

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Friday morning was like any other morning in the last eight months for 41-year-old Charles Williams. Williams woke up at 3:30 a.m., put on his bright white work uniform, walked...

Sanity and competency evaluated in attempted jail escape case

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A judge has ordered a doctor to conduct a mental evaluation on a 44-year-old man accused of assaulting and injuring a correctional officer during...

Judge withholds finding on assault charge for VPRJ corrections officer

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A Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail corrections officer accused of assaulting and strangling an inmate stood trial in Williamsburg-James City County Circuit Court Tuesday. Vincent Edward...

Accomplice in Attempted Jail Escape Pleads Guilty, Sentenced to Eight Months

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The accomplice in a failed escape from Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail will serve eight months in jail after pleading guilty to two charges. Raekwon Lamont Jones,...