Examples of jailhouse in a Sentence
received a tip from an informant inside the county jailhouse
Recent Examples of jailhouse from the Web
To bolster their case, the prosecution calls three jailhouse informants who befriended Shayna behind bars.
Gipson argued that the case against Williams was always weak, consisting primarily of the statements of two jailhouse informants who claimed Williams had confessed to the crime.
The ruling came during an uproar over the use of jailhouse informants in the Southern California county.
The jury will also hear a 45-minute jailhouse conversation the night of the crash between Flores, an undercover officer and an informant.
Smith was convicted of two counts of murder and is serving a life sentence in Leath Correctional Institution in Greenwood, S.C. Pinterest PEOPLE has pulled her jailhouse records and found that her incarceration hasn’t been easy.
The 28-year-old's alleged role in jailhouse brawling came to light after an inmate's mother accused the guard of allowing another prisoner to attack her son.
The inquests followed years of alleged misuse of jailhouse informants by both prosecutors and Hutchens’ deputies, who reportedly failed to turn over evidence in a high-profile murder case.
Calaboose Island,’ the park area near the city’s historic jailhouse.
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Synonymsbastille, big house [slang], bridewell, brig, calaboose, can, clink [slang], cooler, coop, guardroom, hock, hold, hoosegow, jail, joint [slang], jug, lockup, nick [British slang], pen, penitentiary, pokey [slang], prison, quod [British slang], slam, slammer, stir [slang], stockade, tolbooth [Scottish]
Related Wordsbull pen, cage, cell, hole, tank; block, ward; glasshouse [British], guardhouse, hulk (s); concentration camp, gulag, labor camp, prison camp, stalag, work camp; dungeon, keep, oubliette; reformatory, reform school, training school
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