Monday, June 9, 2014

Pulaski jail reopened this morning

Posted By on Mon, Jun 9, 2014 at 8:47 AM

The Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility, closed on account of crowding to minor offenders since April 29, reopened at 8 a.m. this morning to routine admissions. A sheriff's spokesman said the facility had 1,126 inmates, against a capacity of 1,210.

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