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Low-Risk Inmates To Stay In Jail - Brevard NC

 

Last updated 4/6/2020 at 1:01pm



Transylvania County Sheriff David Mahoney said he would not be releasing “low-risk” inmates from the county detention center like sheriffs from Buncombe and Haywood counties have done to prevent the spread of COVID-19.

Instead, Mahoney said his office will be taking other measures to prevent the disease from spreading throughout the detention center, such as instituting a 14-day quarantine process for all new admissions to the jail and working to adjudicate inmates where possible.

“For the last several weeks, we’ve worked with the courts and the district attorney on anybody who w...



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