Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2014

    Teen Arrested For Nearly Stabbing Mother To Death

    Nineteen-year-old U'Laun Jamar Volthire is being held at the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center this morning on charges of domestic violence and attempted murder. His mother, 38-year-old Yolanda Ferguson, is at Kendall Regional Hospital after recovering from emergency surgery after she was ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 23, 2014

    Opa-locka Police Officer Edward Law Arrested for DUI After Rear-Ending Car

    Lieutenant Edward Law found himself of the wrong end of, well, the law. The Opa-locka police officer was arrested on Friday night while driving his unmarked police cruiser after rear ending another car on the Golden Glades interchange. Police say he was intoxicated.

  • Blogs

    May 8, 2014

    $2 Million Gold Thief Raonel Valdez Back in Miami-Dade County Jail

    For a while, Raonel Valdez was like the Chris Angel of Cuban-born delinquents, mind-freaking the criminal justice system with his ability to escape hard time. His bag of tricks may have finally come up empty. Yesterday, Valdez was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center (TGK) afte ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 12, 2014

    Florida Man Dubbed "Neighbor From Hell" Is Not a Monster, According to Wife

    Mitchell Igelko is probably the world's worst neighbor. His reign of terror was caught on tape in 2012, and it's left a slew of Kendall families in fear. Some of his alleged crimes: egging houses, killing lawns, firebombing a boat. In December of last year, the South Florida businessman was sentence ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2014

    Justin Bieber's Mug Shot

    Well, here it is: the Justin Bieber mug shot the world has been waiting for. The 5'9", 140-pound Justin Drew Bieber was booked into the Turner Guilford Knight Correctional Center at 10:36 this morning on charges of DUI, driving with an expired license, and resisting an officer without violence. His ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 13, 2013

    Testimony: Megan Fox Joke Spurred Son's Killing of South Miami Commissioner Father

    Jason Beckman is currently on trial for the shocking 2009 murder of his father Jay Beckman, a South Miami commissioner. Testimony from one of a Beckman's fellow inmates provides a bizarre motive for the slaying. The younger Beckman apparently snapped after his father made a joke about actress Megan ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 11, 2013

    Miami Woman Who Stole Golf Cart from Jail Tells Judge: "I Was Like, Fuck Yeah, Let's Do This"

    The family of a woman who hijacked a jail golf cart and drove it into a barricade is worried sick that's she's not receiving the proper mental health help she needs in jail. They say her rambling and bizarre appearance in bond court, in which she said things like, "I was like, fuck yeah, let's do th ... More >>

  • News

    October 28, 2010
  • Blogs

    October 25, 2010

    A Tomas Regalado Employee Goes to Jail During Obama's Last Visit

    City of Miami‚ÄčNext time President Barack Obama is in town, Ada Rojas may want to steer clear of his motorcade. Or hope that her boss, Miami Mayor Tomas Regalado, melts his icy relationship with the city's boys in blue before the next presidential visit.On October 11, Regalado's resident affairs an ... More >>

  • News

    November 19, 2009
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    August 13, 2009

    Jailhouse Blues

    Arrested for nothing, Amanda Jessup spiraled out of control in county lockup.

  • News

    July 10, 2008

    Hialeah Man Wrongly Convicted of Murder

    He's behind bars for life.

  • News

    May 8, 2008

    Killers in the Can

    The Escobar brothers are in jail for murdering a cop, but 20 years later, there's still no verdict.

  • News

    April 17, 2008

    Lambs to Slaughter

    Miami's Catholic leaders covered for a priest who drugged and sodomized at least a dozen boys.

  • News

    August 16, 2007

    117 Dead

    Since 2000, dozens have died in county jails. Poor medical care has contributed to the problem.

  • News

    April 12, 2007

    Code Red

    For those left behind after the brutal murder of fourteen-year-old Jaime Gough, the emotional lockdown lingers

  • News

    April 6, 2006

    Terminal Incarceration

    The short, sad lives of some detainees facing relatively minor charges end in jail. Here are three such cases.

  • News

    March 23, 2006

    High-Wire Hunt

    He climbed. He saw. He hasn't yet conquered the mystery of his missing brother.

  • News

    April 14, 2005

    Contraband Combat

    Cell phones, pot, and knives are found by county jail shakedown teams

  • News

    September 2, 2004

    Patient at Risk

    The medical association examines the county's jail system and finds trouble behind bars

  • News

    June 24, 2004

    Politically Tone Deaf

    George Burgess, the county manager, hits a sour note

  • City Life

    May 13, 2004


    Celeste Fraser Delgado

  • News

    November 27, 2003

    Jailhouse Crock

    I was arrested by bad cops on bogus charges and spent a bizarre night behind bars

  • News

    November 13, 2003

    FTAA: Survival Guides

    Everyone could use a little help making it through the FTAA in one piece

  • News

    April 5, 2001

    My Name Is Victor, and I'm a Jailbird

    Too bad the county makes it so hard for me to get into a recovery program

  • News

    March 15, 2001

    A No-Class Operation

    Something isn't right at Mays Middle School -- and it's not just because of that bomb threat

  • News

    February 15, 2001

    This Just In

    We're going live now to the scene of a reported O.J. sighting -- stay with us!

  • News

    October 5, 2000

    Justice, Bloody Justice

    A violent thug may lead investigators to a public-corruption bonanza

  • News

    October 14, 1999

    Book 'em, Souto

    Commissioner Javier Souto isn't angry at the homeless people in his district. He just wants them to go away.

  • News

    February 4, 1999

    Dumb and Dumber Luck

    After squandering much of his lottery jackpot, Bernardo Paz is acquitted of raping his pregnant teenage sister-in-law

  • News

    July 2, 1998

    Wheels of Fortune

    Why are the county's Metrobus drivers such a happy lot? Maybe because some earn more than $90,000 per year.

  • News

    October 16, 1997

    Dumb Luck

    In 1992 Bernardo Paz hit the Lotto, bought himself a brand-new BMW, and headed down the road to ruin. This year he finally got there.

  • News

    October 9, 1997
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    March 30, 1995

    This Is Not the USA

    He thought he was just doing his job and playing by the rules. Then he learned that the rules are very different in the sovereign nation of the Miccosukee.

  • News

    November 10, 1993

    The Further Adventures of Willy and Sal

    Being thrown in jail was supposed to bring down the curtain on Miami drug lords Willy Falc and Sal Magluta. But there was an encore: Death threats, clandestine cameras, illegal searches, and major security violations.

  • News

    June 16, 1993

    How They Nabbed the Nickel Bag Felon

    Sixty-three-year-old Miami Beach gadfly Stanley K. Shapiro might seem an unlikely enemy, but war is war

  • News

    April 28, 1993

    Baseball Team Plays First Game

    Metro Movers down Marlins in county commissioners' debut

  • News

    April 14, 1993