October stats for prison, jail and juvenile center

Journal Staff Report

Limestone County commissioners heard the October statistics for the County Jail and the Juvenile Detention Center; and also a few statistics on the Limestone County Detention Center, which is the county-owned prison.

The reports were given at the Nov. 14 commissioners court meeting, at which time the court also approved paying the monthly bills for the LCDC.

The prison’s invoices were for utilities and totaled $27,266.

Also concerning the LCDC, Chief Deputy Murray Agnew reported that the prison had 188 inmates that day.

In other business, Agnew reported on October statistics at the Sheriff’s Office and County Jail:

• The inmate population that day was 127, of which 99 were males, and 28 females; 42 were being held for Freestone County, and one for Johnson County.

• Deputies transported 13 inmates to Texas Department of Criminal Justice facilities.

• The inmate transports totaled 1,831 miles.

• 108 arrestees were booked into the jail and 123 released.

In a separate matter, Juvenile Detention Center Director Brian Swick gave the statistics for the Center for October. He began the month with six detainees, to which 24 were added and 23 released, leaving seven. The number of detention days totaled 267. The minimum number of detainees in one day was five; the maximum, 12. The average daily population was seven. That morning, the Center had 10 detainees, Swick said, of which four were being held either for Limestone or Freestone County; and the remaining six for other counties.


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