by Lawrence Dressler | Oct 21, 2015 1:20 pm | Comments (1)
A sad day in Otisville today. A fellow inmate, Gabbai Shayni, who grew up in New Haven on Goffe Street, a fellow mortgage fraud attorney, was sent to the SHU (aka “the hole”). An MP3 player was found in his locker.
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by Lawrence Dressler | Oct 12, 2015 12:20 pm | Comments (12)
I had a frightening experience at 4:30 this morning in jail.
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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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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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by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 30, 2015 7:56 am | Comments (9)
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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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.
Continue reading ‘Slider Takes On The Roman Empire’
by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 20, 2015 12:47 pm
Springtime in prison: The snow is melting, mud everywhere. Inmates are melting too.
Continue reading ‘Welcome To The Hole’
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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by Lawrence Dressler | Mar 5, 2015 3:49 pm | Comments (8)
Yesterday there was a big shakedown over here at the corner cubicles.
Continue reading ‘Blinded By The Light’
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.
Continue reading ‘Tempers Flare Over ... What?’