Co Prison Riot at Crowley Corr Fac Case Reports 2004(1)
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COLORtillO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENtR..U INCIDENT NARRATIVE 04000898A 116 ~ FROM: LT. STEVE LUCERO DATE: AUGUST 9,2004 RE: CCCF RlOT CI-04-000898 ON 7-27-041 SPOKE TO INMATE DAN LARSON 817445 IN THE PROGRA.MS BUILDING AT CCCF. HE SAID THAT \Vl-:IEK THEY CALLED LOCK DO\VN HE \1,'EKT BACK TO THE lJNIT BUT COULDN'T GET IN. \1,TIEK HE FINALLY ""'ENT IN THE UNIT HE SAID HE WASN'T GOING TO BE NOSY BECAUSE THEN YOU'LL ivL·\KE YOURSELF A TARGET. \ Page 1 of 1 001777 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFiCE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL LT. DAN FOSTER DATE JULY 27, 2004 -~ - ~) . , SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY •............ ;':.' CASE NUMBER 2004·000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF·11 .' ... - ,.- " PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Batts, Kenneth ##92246 Form I Form Type ~ Description CDOC Interview I J jlnvestigator Lt. Dan Foster Pages 1 Released By Synopsis Lives in Unit 2A 4143 and said he went to the yard and talked to "a few cats" but couldn't provide me with any of their names. Said he saw the inmates throw the weights over the fence. Said when it "kicked off' he went to the unit dayhall and saw inmates tearing stuff up. Not very cooperative. Follow-up on his story and activities are requested. I Date of Supplement Lt. Dan Foster I July 27.2004 001805 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY LT. DAN FOSTER DATE JULY 27, 2004 I CASE NUMBER I SUPPLEMENT NUMBER 2004·000898 I DJF-12 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Chavez, Isreal #98354 Form Form Type Description Interview CDOC Pages 1 Synopsis Released By. Lives in Unit 2A 41 ~14. Claims he was in the Unit and his cell Lt. Dan Foster during the riot. Couldn't identify anyone because the inmates were masked, however, stated the damage came from the outside from Washington inmates. Said from Day One the Washington inmates have been challenging guards. They have been disrespectful and have ---! been verbally a ~using_s_ta_ff_._ _-:-- i Date of Supplement July 27, 2004 001806 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS -- OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY ~~;~;~~:TEL.OFFICER I CASE NUMBER DATE JULY SUPPLEMENT NUMBER 27,2004 2004·000898 DJF·22 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Lopez, Michael #57261 Form Type coDe Form 1 I Description \ Pages Interview II 1 I ____---: Investigator .J Lt Dan foster Synopsi~ R_e_l_e_as_.e_d_B.1.y----' Claims he went went to dinner and returned to his cell. Stated Lt. Dan Foster that he called his mother around 7:30 pm and heard an inmate yell "whoever doesn't participate in this shit is next". He said that some of the inmates that live in Unit 3 were trapped in the foyer and broke the door down. He said that a "Tall white guy" was trying to break into the case managers office. He said he would be willing to identify this inmate through a photo lineup. Lopez stated that the Surenos 307 is doing whatever they want at the facility and staft are a_l_lo_w_in.. .9<.-i_t. . -i--' .. I Date of Supplement I July 27. 2004 001816 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFiCE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY DATE DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF )NTEL. JULY OFFICER 27, 2004 CASE NUMBER 2004·000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF-28 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Kingsbury, Joseph #114205 Form Type CODe Form Description Interview Pages 1 I Synopsis Released By I Claims he was on the weight pile I , when they called Yard Closed; Lt. Dan Foster and returned to his cell. I J L ) !Investigator Ilt Dan Foster Date of Supplement I July 27, 2004 I 001822 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY LT. DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF INTEL OFFICER JULY 29, DATE 2004 CASE NUMBER 2004-000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF-38 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Lesperance, Isaac #117952 Form Form! Description Type I CDoe r Interview ! I ,I i I i Investigator Lt. Dan Foster Pages Synopsis 1 Lives in Unit 4A "Honor Pod", Claims he went back to the Unit when Yard Closed was announced and eventually helped other inmates hold off rioters from entering the dayroom and helped put out ftres. Date of Supplement Released.By Lt. Dan Foster July 29,2004 001832 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY LT. DAN FOSTER CSP1CCF INTEL OFFICER JULY 29,2004 DATE CASE NUMBER 2004-000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF-48 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Stevens, Karvelas #90671 I Form Form Type j Description Interview CDoe r j I I I Pages ! 1 Synopsis Claims him and his celly . (Augustus Morton) were in their i cell when the riot broke out and ! didn't leave. Said he was the i damage done in the dayroom but : didn't recognize any of the inmates involved. Released By Lt. Dan Foster I Investigator Date of Supplement I July 29.2004 001842 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY DATE LT. DAN FOSTER I CSP/CCF JULY INTEL. OFFICER 30, 2004 I CASE NUMBER ! 2004·000898 I SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF·56 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Pickett. Steve #854100 Form Type CDoe Form Description Interview '--_ _'"- Investigator Pages i Synopsis --+-_R-::e_l_e_a...,..s_ed-'---..::B.Ji.Y-; 1 Washington inmate. Ciaims he Lt. Dan Foster had band practice the evening of the riot and \vent with fellow ! band member Brian Skinner. States that a C/O was in the band room until he heard LockDown over the intercom and left. Said the four band members and an inmate in the computer room were in the band room until about midnight when some inmates busted them out because they were going to torch the woodshop. He said the band members went to the basketball court and layed down. Stated that earlier in the day while in the canteen line he heard two inmates talking about rioting that evening and that anybody that didn't go to the ---;-_ _-.,-.1?rd would be beaten. It Dan FeSler I Date of Supplement July 25,2004 001850 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT LT. DAN FOSTER REPORTED BY CSP/CCF INTEL. OFFICER DATE JULY 30,2004 I CASE NUMBER SUPPLEMENT NUMBER 2004-000898 IDJF-58 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Smith, Herbert #284507 Form Form Type . Description ! Pages • Synopsi.~ 1 i Washington inmate. Claims he CODe Interview . went to Med-Line and while walking back to his Unit noticed the groupings in the yard. Said some inmates told him that they were going to make a stand because of the Graham incident. Closed wa s When Ya rd announced he said he stayed . with the group because everyone stayed. He said he was by the weight pile with inmate Sholoff. He said that after the second announcement him and Scoloff were headed to the Unit but were pelted by rocks from the inmates that was making the stand, so they stayed on the yard. Investigator It Dan Foster Date of Supplement R-:-e_le_a_s,-e_d~B.J...Y---' Lt. Dan Foster j July 29, 2004 001852 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY DATE LT. DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF INTEL. OFFICER JULY 30, 2004 CASE NUMBER I ;,• .... 2004-000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER/ DJF-60 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Pollard, Carroll #271998 Form I Form Type ! Description CDoe if Interview Pages Synopsis 1 Washington inmate. Claims he went to the yard about 7pm and hung out at the horseshoe pit on the West vard. Said he heard staff directions to return to the yard but he said he didn't cause he figured the cell house would be locked anyway. Claims there was a lot of inmate pressure to remain outside. , Date of Supplement Released By 1 j ! i I Lt. Dan Foster I j I i 1 July 3D. 2004 001854 , . . ~ ;. .•..... ;, .... COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL ~ ....• ~ - - , SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY DATE LT. DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF INTEL. OFFICER JULY 30, 2004 CASE NUMBER 2004·000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF-G4 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Dofy. Scott #962619 Form j Form Type I Description CDDC I' i j Interview i j ! i Pages Synopsis 1 , Washington inmate. Claims he Ii heard the announcement that . Yard was Closed but claims he I couldn't get back in Unit 6. He ! said he wasn't threatened if he I went back to the Unit and said I ''I'd kill someone if they called i me a punk!" Claims that he I witness the "Hispanic SORT i SGT " disrespect a black guy I (Graham) in the pod and it carried out into the yard. He said . for that reason I chose to stay j out on the yard because "I was I curious as to what was going to i go down". .1 Released By Lt. Dan Foster I Investigator Lt. Dan Foster Date of Supplement July 30.2004 001858 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL .. •..... ; " ". ' " SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY LT. DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF INTEL. OFFICER JULY 30,2004 DATE / .. , .....•.. ~. <••".".,."".,. CASE NUMBER 2004·000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF-65 I. PAGE·1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Delgado, Chris #796293 i Form I I Type I Form Description I COOC! Interview I I Investigator It. Dan Foster Pages 1 Synopsis Washington inmate. Stated he was out in the yard during the riot then 2sked me "Do I have to answer these questions?" I told him yes and he replied "I aint saying nothing to you". Date of Supplement Released By Lt. Dan Foster July 3D, 2D04 001859 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERAL J" SUPPLEMENTAL CASE REPORT REPORTED BY DATE LT. DAN FOSTER CSP/CCF INTEL. OFFICER JULY 30,2004 .CASE NUMBER 2004-000898 SUPPLEMENT NUMBER DJF·67 PAGE 1 DOCUMENT RELEASE Wilshusen, Ty #828897 Form Type Form I Description ! cooc 1 Interview ,i Investigator Synopsis Pages I 1 I Washington inmate. Claims he , went to the yard and was aware ! of Officers t;Ying to disperse the i crowd and heard the Yard Closed announcement. Said he stayed outside as a protest to the conditions at the facility but didn't think it would go that far. Stated ''I'm doing a lot of time I now, give me the time, just put it . on my tab!" \ (Very emotional and I confrontational) I Date of Supplement Released By Lt. Dan Foster July 3D, 2D04 001861 COLORADO DEP..~.RTMEl\l OF CORRECTJOJ\S OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GEN"'ER..A...L INCIDENT NARR~TIYE 04000898A 333 07-29-2004 Interview with inmate: ESPAL1N, Vincent # 83740 Unit 4A - 6145 Inmate claims he was in the music room when everything went down. Says he was there with 4 or 5 other inmates, and did not hear any announcements because the band was playing. Thought something was wrong at about 8:30 or 9:0D P.I'Ii. when no one came to get them. Knew it was aher the usual count time. Ala 11 :30 PJ"t, inmate claims he heard noises coming from the wDodshop, where some inmates came in and were trying to set the lace on fire. The five inmates from the band room then left the area. -S- claims there were issues with poor food quality and small portions. Arso cites ay discrepancies between Washington, Colorado and Wyoming inmates as an issue. End of interview. Ron Zenisky Page 1 of 1 001880 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GE]\'~R.A..L INCIDENT NARRATIVE 04000898A 339 07-29-2004 Interview with inmate: WILUAMS, Ricky'# 68189 Unit 48 - 6218 Inmate says he was in his own cell, not a participant in t1e disturbance of Oi-20-2004. He also claims there are issues with staff Gmistreating' inmates, bad food with small portions made in a dirty kitchen. He also says there is a lot of tension between inmates and staff, and issues like having to shower in front of female staff and waiting 2 - 3 hrs. for a count to clear as the source of even more tension. End of interview. Ron Zcnisky Page 1 of] 001886 •, COLOR.WO DEPI\RTMENT OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GENERA.L L~CIDENT NARRATn'E 04000898A 344 ...•••. ,. . . . ' Case #C!·04-000898 07-29-2004 interview with inmate: POLLARD, Paul # 66360 Unit 48 - 6239 Inmate ciaims to have beer in his celi trying to get away from the smoke of the fires. He claims the treatment of inmates and disparity between inmates from the different states all as possible causes of the disturbance of 07-20·2004. He also has issues with medi::al, and has heard rumors of a possible assault on an inmate by staff. End of interview. Ron Zenisk"y Page 1 of 1 001891 COLoR.ADo DEP.A.RTMEl\l OF CORRECTIONS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GE1\iERA.L L~CIDENT NARRATIVE 04000898A 348 • 07-29-2004 Interview with inmate: MARTINEZ, Edward # 95544 Unit 4C - 6334 Inmate claims he was in the East yard when he observed a commotion in the West yard. He says he did not actually see anything. Says he was cuffed up with fiex cuffs, and tha: poor food preparation, small food portions andstafffinmate relations were all contributing factors to the disturbance. End of interview. • : 8y the fact the -S- was cuffed u in the yard with flex-cuffs, it is possible the he did not return to his unit when ordered. He was NOT given his Miranda warning. Ron Zcnish:' Page 1 of] 001895 COLORADO DEPART1\1ENT OF CORRECT10NS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GEN13RA.L INCIDE:NT NARRATIVE 04000898A 354 07·29-2004 Interview with inmate: GRIFFIN, Kenneth # 118879 Unit 1B - 3231 inmate GRIFFIN states he was in the lobby of Building 1 before (they) un\o:ked the doors. Claims he couldn't get back into the buiidlng. He says he was sitting on the blea:hers by the baseball field, and was nottnvolved. Says he l;stoDd out of the way" and kept inmates out of his room, Inmate GRIFFIN also says he took his file and returned it to the Case lvlanager's office because he didn'1 want to bum the file. He then went back to his room. He states that he cannot or will not identify the Surenos in the pod. They are the ones who "did" inmate LUJP,N, End of interview. • NOTE: Due to the inconsistencies and gaps in inmate GRIFFINS story, and by the fact he did take possession of his file and by his own admission returned it to the Case Manager's office, ! beiieve him to be more involved then he lets on. He has NOT been given a Miranda warning. Ron Zenisky Page 1 of 1 001901 COLORADO DEPARTMENT OF CORRECT10NS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GE:N"ERAl L~CIDENT NARRATIVE 04000898A 355 07-29-2004 Interview with inmate: MACKEY, Kenneth # 99951 Unit 1B- .3225 inmate says he stayed in his room and d:dn'l go out the door into the pod. He claims that problems with inmate and staff communication played a large part in this disturbance. End 01 interview. Ron Zcnish")' 1~~',.D'AT~~t;~i·<i . ;,""" Page 1 of 1 0019D2 COLORWO DEPARTJ\,iENT OF CORRECT10NS OFFICE OF THE INSPECTOR GE:N~RA.L LNCIDENT NARRATIVE 04000898A 361 07·29·2004 Interview with inmate: WRIGHT. David # 111930 Unit 1B- 3240 Inmate says he was in his house with 4 other inmates. They came in from the VVest yard, He says he heard noise and breaking glass etc. He has nothing else to add, End of interview. Ron Zenisky Page 1 of 1 001908