Virginia Prisons Ban Women Visitors From Wearing Tampons to Visitations

NY POST — Women who visit inmates at Virginia prisons will be barred from wearing tampons or menstrual cups under a new policy stemming from concerns about contraband, the state Department of Corrections said Monday.

A spokeswoman for the Department of Corrections said the policy set to become effective next month is aimed at preventing contraband — including drugs —from being smuggled into prisons. Continue reading →

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Florida Man Gets 20 Years for Stealing Cigarettes

ABC NEWS – A Florida man who stole $600 worth of cigarettes from a convenience store has been sentenced to 20 years in state prison.

A jury in Pensacola convicted 48-year-old Robert Spellman of burglary and grand theft in August. Authorities say Spellman took 10 cartons of cigarettes from a stock room in the store manager’s office last December. He was sentenced Friday.

The Pensacola News Journal reports that Spellman had 14 felony and 31 misdemeanor convictions prior to the cigarette theft, which qualified him as a habitual felony offender. That led to the lengthy 20-year prison sentence imposed Friday by an Escambia County judge.


Damn! 20 years?! This case reminds me of the 3-Strikes Law in the 90s. Critics argued that the law was directly responsible for the mass incarceration of minorities, especially black men. To me, 20 years for $600 worth cigarettes is a bit extreme, but then again I am not familiar with his priors.

Hustlers, do you think this man should have been put away 20 years for this crime? I’m sure he wished he had those cartons in prison. I hear those things are golden in the bing.

Sound off in the comments!

Atlanta Rapper Young Thug Charged With 8 Drug Felonies

TMZ reports that Young Thug has been charged with possession and intent to distribute meth, marijuana, and Hydrocodone. He also got additional charges for amphetamine, Alprazolam, and codeine possession and a firearm-related charge.

Young Thug’s lawyer Brian Steel commented, saying, “I will do everything that is lawful and ethical to clear Mr. Williams of this false allegation.

Brazilian Prisoner Digs Tunnel; Ends Up in Guard Room

A Brazilian prisoner dug an escape tunnel for 5 years.

And after finishing, he found himself in a Guard Room.

El Chapo he is not! Close but no cigar bud.

WATCH: Philly Rapper Meek Mill Calls for Criminal Justice Reform

Check out this article on Hollywood Unlocked where Meek Mill confesses he worries about going back to jail everyday.