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Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP)
Seal of the Calirfornia Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.png
Aerial View
Location Monterey County,
near Soledad, California
Coordinates 36°28′45″N 121°22′26″W / 36.4792°N 121.3739°W / 36.4792; -121.3739Coordinates: 36°28′45″N 121°22′26″W / 36.4792°N 121.3739°W / 36.4792; -121.3739
Status Operational
Capacity 2,452
Population 3,331 (as of 6 December 2013[1])
Opened May 1996
Managed by California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation
Warden R. T. C. GROUNDS

Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP) is a 300-acre (120 ha) Californian state prison located 5 miles north of Soledad, in Monterey County, California.

The prison consists of five facilities: A, B, C, D, and M. Of the five, Facility A houses Sensitive Needs Yard (SNY) inmates. The surrounding housing units hold level-4 and level-3 inmates, the two highest security rankings. M yard is a level-1 yard which houses approximately, 200 inmates.

The prison had a gymnasium which, due to the prison's over-crowding, at one time had been converted into a dormitory but due to inmate population reductions was shut down around 2008.

The prison also houses a Department of Mental Health Intermediate Treatment Program (Salinas Valley Psychiatric Program) to accommodate the psychological needs of inmates.

Notable prisoners[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Offender Information Services Branch (3 January 2013). "Monthly Report of Population". California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation. p. 2. Retrieved 15 January 2013. 

External links[edit]


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Mon, 27 Oct 2014 11:11:15 -0700

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Monterey County Herald
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 14:39:58 -0700

A second inmate death over the weekend was confirmed at the Salinas Valley State Prison early Sunday. Luis Manuel Baladez, a 23-year-old convicted for carrying a concealed weapon, was stabbed to death in his cell. His cellmate for over a month, Horacio ...
 
Contra Costa Times
Mon, 27 Oct 2014 18:41:15 -0700

A second inmate death over the weekend was confirmed at the Salinas Valley State Prison early Sunday. Luis Manuel Baladez, a 23-year-old convicted for carrying a concealed weapon, was stabbed to death in his cell. His cellmate for over a month, Horacio ...
 
Gonzales Tribune
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:07:30 -0700

SOLEDAD – On Sunday at 12:33 a.m., inmate Luis Manuel Baladez, 23, was found lying on his bunk bleeding from what appeared to be multiple wounds at Salinas Valley State Prison (SVSP). The incident occurred inside a cell on Facility B, one of the ...
 
San Bernardino County Sun
Thu, 09 Oct 2014 14:21:18 -0700

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Thu, 02 Oct 2014 14:03:53 -0700

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Fri, 03 Oct 2014 20:06:42 -0700

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Alfonso Martorella: Hispanic male adult, 24 years old, 5'11”, 160 lbs., brown hair and blue eyes. During an argument with the victim, Martorella choked and hit the victim several times causing injuries. During the assault their small child was present ...
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