Number 13132
Subject Bail Bonds
Source Gazette (Charleston, W.Va.)
Year 1996
Publication Date
Summary Since 1992 in Kanawha Circuit Court, 247 people have violated bail requirements, but the county prosecutor rarely collects money on forfeited bail. The Gazette examines how this situation creates a low-risk to no-risk business for the county's four professional bail bondsmen. (Sept. 12, 1996)
Keywords Messina Jumping bail: few pay for violating the law Criminal Defendants 7 pgs.
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