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A better way to clear dockets

October 24, 2012
Parkersburg News and Sentinel

I would like to submit some comments and questions regarding the subject of high jail costs and overcrowding. Why are those arrested held so long before any real action done on their cases? I know of some arrested nine months ago that are just sitting there costing taxpayers more waiting for some action to occur. I heard of one person still there from 2010. Many sit there because they don't have money to post even a small bond while they await their case to be handled.



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