ADC Press Releases

December 7, 2017

Inmate Juan C. Nunley, ADC #181063, who walked away Wednesday from a supervised off-site work crew, has been safely taken back into custody

December 6, 2017

Inmate Juan C. Nunley, ADC #181063, walked away from a supervised off-site work crew Wednesday near the ASPC-Safford sewage pond. Nunley, a minimum-custody inmate housed at ASPC-Safford, returned to prison in 2014 after being convicted out of Pima County to serve 7 years for theft and trafficking in stolen property.

October 24, 2017

Inmate Randy N. Aguilar, 29, ADC #219831, died on October 23 after staff conducting a security check discovered him in his cell engaged in an apparent act of self-harm using a bed sheet tied to a bunk rail. Staff immediately intervened and attempted life-saving measures until paramedics arrived. Aguilar was returned to ADC custody on October 17 after violating terms of his community supervision on a sentence out of Maricopa County to 10.5 years for armed robbery.

September 12, 2017

Criminal investigators with the Arizona Department of Corrections (ADC) are investigating the death of inmate Daniel J. Acosta, 26, ADC #283304, as a suspected homicide. Officers and medical responders attempted life saving measures on inmate Acosta Monday evening when he was found unresponsive in his assigned housing unit. Paramedics pronounced inmate Acosta deceased at 6:19 p.m.

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