Tag: Federal Bureau of Prisons

8-Member Bureau Of Prisons Team Hired For Execution Of Lisa Rene’s Killer, Test Positive For COVID-19

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — Eight members of the federal Bureau of Prisons (BOP) execution team and a religious advisor have tested positive for the coronavirus after participating in the November 19 execution of Orlando Hall. The COVID-19 infections, which federal authorities had not previously revealed, came to light in documents produced in a lawsuit two […]

U.S. Executes Louisiana Truck Driver Who Killed His Own Daughter, Age 2

TERRE HAUTE, Indiana — The Trump administration continued its unprecedented series of post-election federal executions Friday by putting to death a Louisiana truck driver who severely abused his 2-year-old daughter for weeks in 2002, then killed her by slamming her head repeatedly against a truck’s windows and dashboard. Alfred Bourgeois, 56, was pronounced dead at […]

Boat Passenger Pleads Guilty To Smuggling $287,660 On Yola Vessel Into St. Thomas

CHARLOTTE AMALIE — A Puerto Rican boat passenger admitted in federal court that participated in a marine mission to smuggle $287,660 into St. Thomas, authorities said. Jose Carlos Diaz Melendez of San Juan appeared before U.S. Magistrate Judge Ruth Miller in the U.S. District Court and pleaded guilty plea to a charge of concealing U.S. […]