John T. Earnest

John Earnest
San Diego Central Jail

John T. Earnest, 19, of California is accused of being the Poway Synogogue shooter. Josh is described as an academic overacheiver, a piano player and a nice guy.  After the shooting he surrendered himself to police and was arrested without incident.

He is awaiting trial at the San Diego Central Jail.  His trial is scheduled for June 2nd and he will be facing the death penalty.


John’s trial is being pushed back as the state prosecutor is seeking the death penalty in his case.

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John is able to receive Prison Commissary.

A prison commissary is a store within a correctional facility, from which inmates may purchase products such as hygiene items, snacks, writing instruments, etc.

Helping keep an inmate's commissary loaded up is a great way to show that you care. It can help them purchase the stamps, newspapers, and other items that help them connect with and keep up with the outside world.

Commissary Link: San Diego Sheriff Commissary Commissary Instructions:

Booking Number: 19726575

Send a Letter

John is able to receive letters.

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Your Full Name
Your Street Address
Yourville, CA 90210

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John T. Earnest
San Diego Central Jail
1173 Front St.
San Diego, CA 92101

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