Vaughn Inmates Begin Making Face Masks in Prison Garment Shop


This week, three dozen inmates who are employed in the James T. Vaughn Correctional Center garment shop began producing cotton face masks for the correctional system and first responders as the Delaware Department of Correction steps up to support the First State’s COVID-19 response. These skilled inmate workers normally cut and sew material from large rolls of red and white cotton cloth into…

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DOJ to Try 3 in Remaining Vaughn Prison Trials


Two criminal trials of defendants in the Vaughn Trials have resulted in just one conviction for murder.  State Prosecutors have evaluated the evidence against the remaining nine defendants and have notified the court that the State will only continue forward with charges against Roman Shankaras, Lawrence Michaels and Alejandro Rodriguez-Ortiz.  Shankaras will be tried in…

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