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Drama In The Warehouse

by Lawrence Dressler | Apr 10, 2015 11:48 am | Comments (5)

One of the inmates here hid some videos in the warehouse, movies that got smuggled into the camp. None of the inmates got caught in the act. So nobody got in trouble.

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Limping Toward Passover, Behind Bars

by Lawrence Dressler | Apr 3, 2015 9:00 am | Comments (2)

It was a big day for the Jewish community in this prison: A band showed up to cheer us up before the holiday of Passover, which begins Friday night.

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Waiting For Johnny

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 30, 2015 7:56 am | Comments (9)

Paul Bass Photo

I just got word from Connecticut that former Gov. John Rowland, who was sentenced to 30 months behind bars, has requested to check into this prison camp.

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Slider Takes On The Roman Empire

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 25, 2015 2:27 pm | Comments (3)

Yesterday afternoon things warmed up over here. Snow was melting. The sun was shining. It felt like summer. Guys got together for a soccer game, on the blacktop near the tennis and basketball courts. The first game of the season.

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Welcome To The Hole

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 20, 2015 12:47 pm

Springtime in prison: The snow is melting, mud everywhere. Inmates are melting too.

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The Russians Take Control

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 10, 2015 1:06 pm | Comments (3)

Russian inmate Pinkerstein was promoted to be the personal assistant to the Head Blue Boy in Charge of this section of the prison (aka the “HBBIC”).  Another inmate was in training for the job for a few weeks, but either declined the position or quit.  Either way, the Russians now have complete control over the camp.

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Blinded By The Light

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 5, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (8)

Yesterday there was a big shakedown over here at the corner cubicles.

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Tempers Flare Over ... What?

by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 2, 2015 3:32 pm | Comments (1)

I got cursed out a few days ago by the inmate who teaches the anger management classes.

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Arrival

by Lawrence Dressler | Feb 27, 2015 1:15 pm

A new inmate arrived at the warehouse. As the prison tailor I was in charge of fitting him for new prison clothing.

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A Peanut-Butter View Of A “Real Prison”

by Lawrence Dressler | Feb 24, 2015 12:59 pm | Comments (3)

There was some action today in the prison complex, as there was a lockdown at the medium-security prison next door.

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Street light on all day
May 30, 2015 3:15 pm
Address: 378 Lenox St New Haven, CT
Rating: 1

The LED light does not shut off during the day, it stays on during the daytime.

Policing Issue
May 30, 2015 2:46 pm
Address: 79 Elliot St. New Haven, Connecticut
Rating: 3

The constant noise, fighting drug use, illegal parking at this house is intolerable!!!!...

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