Hazelton

Hazelton workers approved for retention bonus

Employees at the Federal Correctional Complex (FCC) Hazelton in Bruceton Mills are seeing some light through the bars after the Federal Bureau of Prisons sent its approval of a much-needed employment incentive in an effort…


Death, violence continue at Hazelton prison

Two more inmates died at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Hazelton in Bruceton Mills over the weekend, adding to recent turmoil within the high-security correctional facility that houses around 1,300 individuals.  The penitentiary is one…


Woman arrested after passing drugs to Hazelton inmate

A woman visiting Hazelton penitentiary on Dec. 19 was arrested after she allegedly attempted to pass a controlled substance to an inmate in a visiting room.  Deputy J.T. Knotts, with the Preston County Sheriff’s Department,…



Hazelton inmate found guilty of attack on prison guard

An inmate previously housed at the United States Penitentiary (USP) Hazelton in Bruceton Mills will now serve additional time behind bars after he was convicted of assaulting a correctional officer on Sept. 15, 2021.  After…