Drug possession

Navajo Nation, missing woman, Flagstaff, Ella Mae Begay, U.S. Magistrate Judge Camille Bibles, assault, carjacking
Apr 10, 2023

US judge orders man held in case of missing Navajo woman

The family of a Native American woman who went missing from her home on the Navajo Nation pleaded with the man accused of assaulting her and taking her pickup truck, asking during a court hearing Friday that he tell them where he left Ella Mae Begay so they could bring her home and find closure.

University of Alaska Fairbanks, Mercury,Griner, WNBA, penal colonies, Russia, Mordovia, Viktor Bout, prisoner exchange, Biden, White House,
Dec 9, 2022

Griner’s release raises questions about lingering impact of Russian penal colony imprisonment

As many celebrated the news of Brittney Griner’s release Thursday, others addressed the conditions of Russian penal colonies, raising questions about the lingering impact that could have on the WNBA star.

Griner, Phoenix Mercury, WNBA, U.S. Embassy, cannabis, vape, Russia, prison
Nov 3, 2022

US Embassy officials visit Brittney Griner in Russia prison

Officials at the U.S. Embassy in Moscow visited jailed WNBA star Brittney Griner on Thursday, just weeks after a Russian court rejected her appeal of her nine-year sentence for drug possession.

Jan 4, 2012

Study: Arizona’s shrunken prison population is more violent

Arizona’s prison population is shrinking, but inmates are more violent, according to a study commissioned by the state’s prosecutors.