Alabama Sheriff Jailed Over Measly Meals

This time, somebody listened to prisoners’ complaints over lousy jail food. A northern Alabama sheriff was in federal custody Thursday after a judge ruled he purposely fed inmates skimpy meals so he could make money from an unusual Alabama system that lets sheriffs turn a profit on their jail kitchens.

Sheriff Greg Bartlett is now pledging to see that all state and federal food funds are used to feed prisoners.

Sheriff Greg Bartlett is now pledging to see that all state and federal food funds are used to feed prisoners.

Morgan County Sheriff Greg Bartlett testified at a Wednesday court hearing that he made $212,000 over three years feeding prisoners – every cent of it legal under a Depression-era state law and reported on his tax forms as income. Continue reading

UK prison officer suspended for smuggling in McDonald’s Big Macs for inmates!

London, January 8 : A Belmarsh Prison officer in England has been suspended on charges of allegedly smuggling in McDonald’s meals for inmates.

A warder patrolling the prison caught the smell of Big Macs, fries and fizzy drinks while two prisoners were enjoying them. Continue reading