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Inmate gets $53 for lost pictures

Judge believes inmate over guard

A state Court of Claims judge recently awarded a state prison inmate $53 — one dollar for each family photograph taken from the inmate’s cell during a search for contraband. Willie Williams, the inmate at Sullivan Correctional Facility in Fallsburg, Sullivan County, filed a claim after property was confiscated in January 2016 and destroyed. A trial was ...