Tag: baltimore jail

State to Fund Study About Turning Shuttered Men’s Jail into a Drug Treatment Center

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Baltimore City Men’s Jail (via Creative Commons)

The Baltimore City Men’s Detention Center has been closed for three years now, but through an idea fielded by the governor’s office, a portion of the building could become a drug treatment facility.

Preservationists Say Warden’s House, Facing Demolition, Serves as Important Reminder of Baltimore’s Slavery Days

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The Warden’s House and gateway. Photo by Eli Pousson, via Flickr.

As the Warden’s House inside the Baltimore City Correctional Complex inches closer to the wrecking ball, local nonprofit Baltimore Heritage has shared some significant history about the iconic castle-like, prison yard edifice.

Authorities Accidentally Released, Then Recaptured a Baltimore Murder Suspect on Saturday

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Baltimore City Men’s Jail (via Creative Commons)

Last August, Baltimore police made the city safer by taking a 21-year-old man they dubbed the city’s “No. 1 trigger puller” off the streets. This past weekend, that same suspect was mistakenly let out of jail for the better part of a day due to an error by corrections officers.

Baltimore Inmate Accidentally Released Friday, Guards Discover He’s Gone Sunday

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Rodriquez Purnell
Rodriquez Purnell

An inmate was “mistakenly” released from a Baltimore jail while on trial for murder last week, and he’s still on the lam. Now, a state delegate wants to turn the criminal investigation on the prison guards who let him out, according to the Associated Press.