Category Archives: Prison Officer arrested

Back From The Dead Prison Officer Faces Jail

The back-from-the-dead canoe fraudster, former Holme House prison officer John Darwin (left), from Hartlepool, is facing a return to prison after he left the UK without permission to meet a statuesque Ukrainian in a mini-skirt. The 63-year-old was pictured in The Sun on a date with a blonde woman in her 20s in the town… Continue Reading

Prison Officer Resigns: CPS Drops Charges

A female prison officer based in Chelmsford who was accused of having an inappropriate relationship with an inmate will not face any further action and has resigned from the Prison Service. During previous appearances at Chelmsford Crown Court Elizabeth Surrey, (above) an officer at HMP Chelmsford, had denied misconduct in public office over claims she… Continue Reading

Two prison officers arrested

Two serving prison officers were arrested today by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials. Scotland Yard said a 52-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit misconduct in a public office and misconduct in a public office and is being interviewed at a south London police station. A 26-year-old man… Continue Reading

Prison Officer Arrested

A former prison officer was arrested today by detectives investigating alleged corrupt payments to public officials, police said. The 39-year-old man was arrested at his home in Waltham Forest, north-east London, at about 6am on suspicion of misconduct in a public office and corruption, Scotland Yard said. He is the 66th person arrested under Operation… Continue Reading

Female Prison Officer Jailed For Inmate Relationship

A female prison officer has been jailed for a forbidden romance with a jailed man, Scotland Yard said. Yasemin Ozyukselen, 24, of Peregrine Road, Waltham Abbey, Essex, met the man while taking him from a prisoner van into Snaresbrook Crown Court for breaching his licence in April 2011. The pair crossed paths again when he… Continue Reading

EXCLUSIVE! Corrupt Prison Officers Lose Appeal

Three corrupt female prison officers, one of who had sexual intercourse with a convicted rapist three times inside a maximum security prison, have lost their appeals against conviction. Karen Cosford (above), 47, had sex with inmate Brian McBride, who was serving a life sentence at Wakefield Prison, during a relationship that lasted several months had… Continue Reading

Police and Prison Officers Jailed

A former police constable and a prison officer have been jailed for selling information to the Sun newspaper. Ex-Surrey Pc Alan Tierney and Richard Trunkfield, who worked at high security Woodhill prison near Milton Keynes, were both sentenced at the Old Bailey. Tierney, 40, sold details of the separate arrests of footballer John Terry’s mother and… Continue Reading

Prison officer sentenced today

Prison officer Richard Trunkfield is being sentenced today for selling information about James Bulger’s killer Jon Venables to The Sun, it can now be reported. Trunkfield, 31, from Moulton, Northamptonshire, admitted leaking information about a high profile prisoner to The Sun while working at high security Woodhill prison near Milton Keynes. It could not initially… Continue Reading


A prison officer at a high security jail will appear at Westminster Magistrates’ Court today accused of selling information relating to a high-profile inmate to the tabloid. Richard Trunkfield, an operational support officer at HMP Woodhill near Milton Keynes, allegedly received £3,350 in return for information provided in 2010. He faces a charge of committing misconduct… Continue Reading


A prison officer at  high security Woodhill prison near Milton Keynes is to be charged with leaking information about Ian Huntley having his throat slashed at Woodhill in March 2010 – and selling that information to the Sun newspaper for money, the Crown Prosecution Service said. Richard Trunkfield, who was a prison operational support officer… Continue Reading