Offical: Felonies Not The Full Picture
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The committee looking at whether the county should move judicial operations out of the courthouse recently heard there has been a "sharp increase" in felonies in Transylvania County in the past few years.
Nelda Leon, a criminal justice consultant for Moseley Architects, reported this to the committee.
Moseley is the same firm that designed the new public safety complex under construction on Morris Road, which is also the primary location being considered for a new judicial building.
And while Leon's report did show a notable increase in felony cases in Superior Court for 2007 over 2006, t...