RIO DE JANEIRO – Police in northeastern Brazil seized a 12-gauge shotgun from a prison inmate Thursday afternoon. Military Police (PM) working on a tip, found the weapon along with other contraband items, while searching a jail in Mamanguape, Paraíba.
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Brazil Human Interest News RIO DE JANEIRO – A detainee got wedged in a hole he carved in the wall of the Guaraciaba do Norte Prison, in the interior of Ceara, before dawn Friday, reported online media. The prisoner made … Continue reading
Brazil Crime & Punishment News CURITIBA, Brazil — Two jail inmates tried to escape custody on Tuesday, hidden in garbage bags, reported online media. Police said the attempted escape occurred around noon, when they serve lunch to the inmates.
Brazil News SAO PAULO – On Monday, police in São Paulo arrested a 20-year-old, nine-months pregnant woman for failure to pay child support to her ex-husband. Jailers released her on Tuesday after her family settled the $300 debt with the … Continue reading