I-TEAM given exclusive access by Baker County sheriff to federal wing of jail where immigrant detainees allege ‘inhumane conditions’
The News4JAX I-TEAM was granted unprecedented access this week to the federal wing of the Baker County Detention Center that houses more than a hundred immigrant detainees.
I-TEAM obtains inspection report for Baker detention facility where detainees allege ‘inhumane conditions’
The News4JAX I-TEAM obtained an inspection report from the U.S. Department of Homeland Security for the federal wing of the Baker County Detention Center, which was described in a federal complaint as a “living hell.”
Seven accused meth dealers arrested in Baker County
BAKER COUNTY, Fla. - The Baker County Sheriff's Office announced Saturday that a number of people were arrested on drug-related charges during September. Deputies said all the suspects are charged with crimes related to the illegal sale or trafficking of methamphetamine. Narcotics detectives recovered several ounces of meth during the arrests, and all the accused remain in custody at the Baker County Detention Center. The people arrested are identified as:Ian Michael Dickins, 37Melissa Branch, 31Cale Bennett, 19Elexia Strube, 27Mark Young, 42Christina Parker, 31Celinda Long, 40Baker County deputies said some of those who were arrested became targets of narcotics-related investigations that stemmed from citizen complaints. Detectives urge anyone who believes that they have information about illegal drug activity to report it by calling 904-259-2861 or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org.