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  1. Nurse at Louisiana prison arrestedRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Greenwich Citizen

    The state Department of Public Safety and Corrections says St. Gabriel Police detectives arrested 44-year-old Laurie Ballard, of Independence on Thursday after receiving information that she was allegedly having a non-professional relationship with an inmate at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. She was released after posting $5,000 bond.

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  2. Elayn Hunt Correctional nurse arrested on sexual battery, malfeasance in office, DOC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Advocate

    A nurse at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested Thursday after she admitted to an ongoing sexual relationship with an inmate, according to Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick. Laurie Ballard, 44, was booked into jail by St. Gabriel Police on counts of sexual battery and malfeasance in office.

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    Friday May 18 | The Town Talk

    State prison nurse accused of sex with inmate Earlier this spring, Angola guards were accused of having sex with prisoners. Check out this story on thetowntalk.com: In a press release, the corrections department said a nurse admitted to having sex multiple times "over the past few months" with an inmate at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, the second largest prison in the state.

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  4. Elayn Hunt Correctional Center officer arrested on sexual battery, Department of Corrections saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 20 | The Advocate

    An officer at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested on sexual battery and fired on Friday after another officer reported that the woman was having sex with an inmate, according to a press release from the Department of Public Safety and Corrections. An officer reported that 28-year-old Sirrena Martin, a probational corrections officer, was having sex with an inmate and brought the inmate a cell phone, Department of Corrections Spokesman Ken Pastorick said in the press release.

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  5. La. inmate indicted in 2 cold case rapes in New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... for Cannizzaro's office, said. Ceasar, from LaPlace, is serving a 12-year sentence at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center for a 2012 sexual assault conviction in St. John The Baptist Parish, Daley said. He was anticipating being released from prison ...

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  6. Drowning murder trial's star witness to spend 5 years in prison for obstructionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... was Johnson's cousin. Martin and Joseph's relationship started while she was a guard at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center, the jail where he was serving an almost 18-year sentence for manslaughter. Because of the relationship, which was forbidden, ...

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  7. Former corrections officer arrested for reportedly trying to smuggle drugs into prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | KPLC-TV Lake Charles

    A former officer with the Department of Corrections has been arrested after reportedly trying to smuggle drugs into Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel. Suel reportedly admitted to ditching a package of 4 ounces of marijuana and synthetic marijuana inside the prison when she arrived for work after discovering a surprise shakedown of employees was taking place.

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  8. Prison employee arrested after trying to smuggle drugs into Elayn...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | The Advocate

    Department of Corrections Spokeoman Ken Pastorick said this package of marijuana was found at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center on Saturday after a shakedown of employees. Department of Corrections Spokeoman Ken Pastorick said this package of marijuana was found at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center on Saturday after a shakedown of employees.

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  9. Louisiana prison guard arrested, firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 10, 2018 | WWL-AM New Orleans

    _ A prison guard at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery and immediately fired. Ken Pastorick, a spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Corrections, says 32-year-old Krystal L. Binder, of Walker, was ...

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  10. Louisiana prison guard arrested, firedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | KLFY-TV Lafayette

    A prison guard at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has been arrested on a charge of sexual battery and immediately fired. Ken Pastorick, a spokesman for the Louisiana Department of Corrections, says 32-year-old Krystal L. Binder, of Walker, was arrested Friday after she admitted to inappropriately touching an inmate while she was on duty Thursday.

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  11. Elayn Hunt correctional officer arrested on sexual battery Friday, immediately fired, DOC saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2018 | The Advocate

    A corrections officer at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center was arrested Friday after she admitted to inappropriately touching one inmate while she was on duty Thursday, said Ken Pastorick, Department of Corrections spokesman Ken Pastorick. Krystal L. Binder, of Walker, was booked on a count of sexual battery Friday and was immediately terminated from her position as a correctional officer, Pastorick said.

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  12. 'I just wanted answers for my brother:' Frederick Williams, 57, dies...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Baton Rouge-area probation and parole office on Nov. 1 with about 20 other ex-prisoners from Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. He had recalled looking around on the bus thinking, 'You going to make it? I'm going to make it.' Forty-nine days later, on ...

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  13. 'Chad finally has his justice': Man pleads guilty to 2014 Gentilly slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2018 | NOLA.com

    ... with," Pittman said to Smooth. Regan asked Pittman to recommend Smooth serve his sentence at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center so he may stay close to his family, "who have been important to his rehabilitation," Regan said. Forest's parents, Willie and ...

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  14. Released from prison after overturned conviction, Wilbert Jones adjusts to freedom after 45 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 1, 2018 | The Advocate

    ... Throughout his decades-long imprisonment at Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola and Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, both at least a 30-minute drive one-way from their home, Jones' brother visited him at least weekly. Plem Jones can ...

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  15. Before dying in cell, inmate with mental illnesses not cared for by jail staff: lawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 28, 2017 | NOLA.com

    ... employees, including a psychiatrist, failed to move Crawford back to the psychiatric unit at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center near Baton Rouge, despite his claims that he was experiencing delusions, had anxiety and could not sleep. The Orleans Parish ...

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  16. Louisiana man freed after 45 years: a oeI forgave, I forgaveaRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | KOBI NBC5

    ... Rouge General parking lot. He was convicted in 1974 and sentenced to life without parole at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center. A judge overturned Jones' case two weeks ago, ruling that authorities concealed "highly favorable" evidence that another man, ...

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  17. The Latest: Louisiana man freed after rape conviction tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | WBEN-AM Buffalo

    ... passed through the prison gates. Jones has been serving his life sentence recently at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. Before that, he did time at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. Jones was ...

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  18. Judge Overturns Conviction Of Innocent Man Sentenced To Life More Than 40 Years AgoRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Switched

    ... with faith in God and humanity." Jones, who spent the most recent portion of his sentence at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana, plans to live with his brother and sister-in-law. A Razoo page has been set up with a goal of ...

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  19. The Latest: Louisiana man freed after rape conviction tossedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | KTMF

    ... passed through the prison gates. Jones has been serving his life sentence recently at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. Before that, he did time at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. Jones was ...

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  20. The Latest: Louisiana man prepares to experience freedomRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | KRON 4

    ... passed through the prison gates. Jones has been serving his life sentence recently at the Elayn Hunt Correctional Center in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. Before that, he did time at the Louisiana State Penitentiary, also known as Angola. Jones was ...

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