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South Plainfield, NJ – Burglar arrested and released 7 hours later (despite immigration detainer) due to NJ Bail Reform arrested again for burglary after leaving pretrial release papers behind

Douglas Baudriz-Diaz, 39, was arrested after committing 2 home burglaries on the same day as his 1st arrest – then arrested again a few days later for yet another burglary. How did he get caught? […]

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Haworth, NJ – Mom arrested with heroin, pills, and 5 year-old daughter in car while speeding – FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform

Michele Descisciolo, 34, of Dumont, was arrested when she was pulled over for speeding just before dawn with her 5 year-old daughter in the car. Police recovered 37 bags of heroin and 32 various prescription […]

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Jersey City, NJ – Despite motion to detain alleged drug dealer, man charged with heroin distribution FREE TO GO under NJ Bail Reform

Anthony Davis, 47, of Jersey City, was charged with possession with intent to distribute heroin and cocaine, possession with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a school and within 500 feet of public property […]

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Carson City, NV – Governor Sandoval Vetoes Bail Reform Bill AB136 “no conclusive evidence that risk assessment methods are effective”

In a letter dated May 26, 2017, Governor Sandoval vetoed Nevada Assembly Bill 136 that would have had a major impact on criminal justice reform – specifically by relying on a “risk assessment tool” to determine […]