Chicago: We lock up poorest, not most dangerous

We lock up poorest, not most dangerous | Chicagohttp://chicago.suntimes.com/opinion/7/71/291083/lock-poorest-dangerousIn Cook County, and throughout Illinois, if you are charged with a crime, your release from jail depends on the wallet’s thickness. Nearly 80 percent of all criminal defendants were held in jail after their first court appearance in 2011, according to data from Loyola University.  The majority of those defendants, charged with non-violent or …
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High Point man held on $7.25 million bail in heroin case

High Point man held on $7.25 million bail in heroin case | myfox8.com

High Point man held on $7.25 million bail in heroin case | myfox8.comhttp://myfox8.com/2015/01/09/high-point-man-arrested-held-under-secured-bonds-totaling-7250000-for-heroin-related-charges/HIGH POINT, N.C. — A High Point man is in jail after a joint investigation by local law enforcement and homeland security led his arrest on heroin-related charges. Gregory Monroe, 39, of High Poin…
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Slump in New York arrests, fines hits traffic lawyers, bail bondsmen

Slump in New York arrests, fines hits traffic lawyers, bail bondsmen | Daily Mail Online

Slump in New York arrests, fines hits traffic lawyers, bail bondsmen | Daily Mail Onlinehttp://www.dailymail.co.uk/wires/reuters/article-2901497/Slump-New-York-arrests-fines-hits-traffic-lawyers-bail-bondsmen.htmlNEW YORK, Jan 8 (Reuters) – A sharp drop in arrests and fines in New York may prove costly for the city but it could already be hurting some traffic lawyers and bail bonds firms,…
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Ex-N.J. man admits collecting bounties on fugitives already captured by police

Ex-N.J. man admits collecting bounties on fugitives already captured by police | NJ.com

Ex-N.J. man admits collecting bounties on fugitives already captured by police | NJ.comhttp://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2015/01/ex-nj_man_admits_collecting_bounties_on_fugitives_already_captured_by_police.htmlEx-N.J. man admits collecting bounties on fugitives already captured by police NJ.com Christopher Baxter | NJ Advance Media for NJ.com Adel Mikhaeil, 50, of Stroudsburg, Pa.,…
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Bondsman’s license revoked in sexual coercion case

Bondsman's license revoked in sexual coercion case - The Murfreesboro Post

Bondsman’s license revoked in sexual coercion case – The Murfreesboro Posthttp://www.murfreesboropost.com/bondsmans-license-revoked-in-sexual-coercion-case-cms-41182MURFREESBORO – A bondsman accused of coercing two women into sexual acts in return for getting their men out of jail agreed Tuesday to have his license terminated, but A-Plus Bonding Co. will continue to operate under the ownership of his ex-wife.
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