A Modoc correctional officer is arrested for an alleged sexual relationship with an inmate. The Sheriff’s department received reports from the relationship staff, and Sheriff Dowdy called in an outside agency to investigate. On September 10th, the Sheriff said, 34-year-old former correctional officer Melanie... Read More.
The ground has broken on the construction of the new Plumas County Correctional facility. The jail has been a long time in the making spanning back to the years when Hagwood was the sheriff. In 2017 Plumas County received a state grant of $25... Read More.
California Correctional Center’s hearing is in a status of limbo as the Lassen Superior Court awaits an answer from the 3rd court of appeals. The court had last requested for an extension of Judge Nareau’s change of venue ruling asking Nareau to reconsider his... Read More.
Meanwhile Modoc county correctional facility see’s its first COVID case after 579 days free. Sheirff Dowdy issued a press release commending the staff on their efforts over the past year but knew a positive case would eventually happen. The county is also experiencing a... Read More.