Documents from the 2017 Vaughn Uprising

Support Vaughn Prisoners

A collection of documents related to the February 2017 Vaughn uprising in Delaware, when inmates rose up in a rebellion against both their immediate living conditions and the beginning of Donald Trump's presidency.

Submitted by R Totale on June 21, 2018

For further information on the Vaughn Uprising, listen to the audio interview with Thomas Gordon available here.
The attachments to this post are a poster about ways to support the Vaughn 17, and a zine, "Live from the Trenches", in which the Vaughn inmates speak out in their own words.

As of June 2019, the Vaughn 17 were held at the following addresses:

Pedro Chairez
SBI# 00697878
Date of birth: 08/17/1975
Contact address as of March 2020:
Pedro Chairez Y35814
Pontiac C.C.
P.O. Box 99
Pontiac, IL 61764

Janiis Mathis
Date of birth: 04/24/1992
Contact address as of March 2021:
Smart Communications / PA DOC
Janis Mathis – NU0423
SCI Greene
PO Box 33028
St. Petersburg, FL, 33733

Jarreau Ayers
SBI# 294204
Date of birth: 06/15/1981
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Jarreau Ayers, NS9994
SCI Huntingdon
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Obadiah Miller - Released!

Alejandro Rodriguez-Ortiz
SBI# 00515700
Date of birth: 12/17/1989
Contact address as of December 2020:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Alejandro Rodriguez-Ortiz, NW2883
SCI Mahanoy
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Deric Forney
SBI# 00485314
Date of birth: 02/06/1989
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Deric Forney, NS2698
SCI Coal Township
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Jonathan Rodriguez
SBI# 00593313
DOB: 12/31/1991
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications / PA DOC
Jonathan Rodriguez – NU0434
SCI Houtzdale
PO Box 33028
St. Petersburg, FL, 33733

Roman Shankaras - released!

Corey Smith
SBI# 00456039
Date of birth: 07/14/1985
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications / PA DOC
Corey Smith – NU0456
SCI Camp Hill
PO Box 33028
St. Petersburg, FL, 33733

Kelly Gibbs (RIP) - Deceased
Date of birth: 10/01/1988

Dwayne Staats
SBI# 467005
Date of birth: 11/10/1981
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Dwayne Staats, NT0000
SCI Albion
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Luis Sierra
(Abdul-Haqq El-Qadeer)
SBI# 00455723
Date of birth: 02/19/1986
Contact address as of June 2019:
James T. Vaughn Correctional Center
1181 Paddock Rd
Smyrna, DE 19977

Lawrence Michaels
SBI# 630903
Date of birth: 08/14/1986
Contact address as of July 2020:
Smart Communications / PA DOC
Lawrence Michaels – NW2894
SCI Smithfield
P.O. Box 33028
St. Petersburg, FL 33733

Robert Hernandez
SBI# 00643521
Date of birth: 09/25/1981
Contact address as of August 2019:
Robert Hernandez, #55368
Southern New Mexico Correctional Facility
P.O. Box 639
Las Cruces, New Mexico 88004

John Bramble
SBI# 450202
Date of birth: 09/01/1989
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
John Bramble, NT0282
SCI Rockview
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Kevin Berry
SBI# 00496645
Date of birth: 07/17/1990
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Kevin Berry, NT0583
SCI Benner Township
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Abednego Baynes
SBI# 00582322
Date of birth: 05/20/1992
Contact address as of June 2019:
Smart Communications/PADOC
Abednego Baynes, NT0594
SCI Frackville
PO Box 33028
St Petersburg, FL 33733

Files

VAUGHN-PRINT.pdf (14.15 MB)
VAUGHN-READ.pdf (2.16 MB)

Comments

Reddebrek

5 years 1 month ago

In reply to by libcom.org

Submitted by Reddebrek on April 24, 2019

Just want to say I really appreciate your contributions on prisoner organising.

Sike

4 years 10 months ago

In reply to by libcom.org

Submitted by Sike on August 13, 2019

R Totale

Thanks, glad to know someone reads them!

Yeah, this is really a great contribution. Thanks.

R Totale

4 years 4 months ago

In reply to by libcom.org

Submitted by R Totale on January 26, 2020

By the way, there's a new Vaughn 17 site up at: http://www.vaughn17.com/

R Totale

2 years 11 months ago

In reply to by libcom.org

Submitted by R Totale on July 3, 2021

New video from two of the Vaughn 17 defendants: