V-"Sex Perverts, Extortionists Run the Cells" - Pierre Salinger - San Francisco Chronicle

V-"Sex Perverts, Extortionists Run the Cells" - Pierre Salinger - San Francisco Chronicle

by: Pierre Salinger | publication date: January 30, 1953 | Publication: San Francisco Chronicle | pages: 1

"A 23-year-old electrician, convicted of drunk driving, was shoved into a large tank cell in a Southern California County Jail two weeks ago. A squat man, languishing on the lower bunk of one of the small cells inside the tank rose to his feet. . ."

In the fifth installment to the California Jails Expose series, Salinger describes instances of extortion that are commonplace in California's County jails.

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