Loaded on Aug. 15, 2007 by Michael Rigby published in Prison Legal News August, 2007, page 28
While serving a six month sentence for shoplifting at the Adult Correctional Institution (ACI) in November 2006, Michael Walsh was confronted by six guards--including Captain Gaulter ...
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