Alva Review-Courier -

Judge orders Oklahoma County jail to check inmates

 


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A local judge has issued the first-ever court-sanctioned check of all inmates in Oklahoma County's jail after learning one detainee was lost in the criminal justice system for nearly eight months.

County court documents show that people taken into custody must be arraigned within 10 days. However, Charles E. Lemons was jailed in July but not arraigned until last week.

He'd been arrested on probation violations stemming from failing to register as a sex offender. He was released Wednesday.

The Oklahoman reports the county's presiding Judge Tom Prince made the order Tue...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2019