Tag: pretrial release

Drew WilsonJuly 30, 2018
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12min374
Fort Myers police officer Adam Jobbers-Miller died Saturday, one week after Wisner Desmaret allegedly shot him while Jobbers-Miller was answering a call at Marathon gas station. The shooting, now killing, has turned into a flashpoint that cuts across many political issues, namely immigration, mental health and pretrial release. Desmaret, 29, is a Haitian immigrant who […]

Scott PowersMay 16, 2018
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8min394
In a second ground-breaking criminal justice reform initiative of her short tenure, 9th Judicial Circuit State Attorney Aramis Ayala will begin pushing for non-monetary releases rather than bail in many cases involving people charged with non-violent crimes. Ayala contends that the state’s law on bail is not being followed. The result, she said, is too many […]


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