HDSP Updates on Boiler Incident

High Desert State Prison releases an update on the burst steam pipe that severely injured an engineer and inmate.The stationary engineer and two inmate workers were replacing the hot water pump for one of the dining halls when the shut-off valve burst. With a... Read More.

Two HDSP Inmates Shot Dead While Attempting to Murder Another

CDCR staff at high desert state prison fatally shot two inmates who were attempting the murder of another inmate.Around 11am yesterday inmates Frank Nanez and Raul Cuen, attacked Anthony Aguilera with manufactured weapons. Staff quickly responded, first issuing verbal orders to stop and get... Read More.

HDSP Donates Over 11,000 Back into the Community

Over the last two months, over 11,000 dollars went out to local organizations from funds donated from High Desert State Prison, with some coming from the incarcerated.High Desert Representative Lt. Sieberg says inmates helped donate nearly half of those funds through food sales, bringing... Read More.

HDSP Inmate Death Investigated as Homicide

The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation is investigating a murder at High Desert State Prison. Friday around 10 am, inmates William Lutts and Timothy Smith attacked another inmate Terrance Coleman. The department reported Officers and Prison staff responded within minutes of the incident,... Read More.