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Woman Sentenced to Prison for Son’s School Absence Dies in Jail Cell

Woman sentenced to 2 days in jail because she couldn’t afford her truancy fines dies in jail; judge says it was his only option.


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Police say the death was not suspicous

You mean other than the fact that she was alive one day and dead the next????????????????

Here's another incident:


March, 2014

The Bucks County director of public information says Marlene Yarnall, 49, of Bensalem, was found dead in her cell on Saturday morning. She was being housed in the prison's detox unit.

Somebody screwed up.

And another one:

October, 2013

A 29-year-old woman was found dead in her cell early Sunday morning at the Bucks County prison, according to county officials.

Bucks County District Attorney David Heckler said Valene Karaharisis of Philadelphia was “detoxing” during heroin withdrawal and was on medical watch.

“We believe that she was a very heavy heroin abuser and was detoxing at the time she was in prison,” said Heckler, adding she was admitted Sept. 25. “She was running a temperature and was on medical watch.”


General information: a judge cannot sentence someone to two days in prison. Jail yes, prison, no. A jail sentence is less than one year, a prison sentence is a year and one day.

My God: "debt related prison sentences"

Seven children left motherless. My heart is breaking. What a sorry state of affairs for America.

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Steppenwolf had it right

America, where are you now?
Don't you care about your Sons and Daughters?
Don't you know, We need you now?
We can't fight alone against the Monster!

Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have the exact measure of the injustice and wrong which will be imposed on them. - Frederick Douglass

"We don't do Debtor's Prison" ?

Try breaking some ripoff cellphone contract and refuse to pay. You WILL go before the judge in an orange jumpsuit.

what are you talking about?


I really thought

I stated myself coherently. Maybe things are just different here in Indiana, but if you break a cellphone contract, and don't cough up the "difference", a warrant for your arrest will eventually be issued.

that would never, NEVER happen in

in like 49 states.


YOU don't square up your Centennial/Verizon, whatever bullshit bill in Indiana, a warrant for your arrest WILL be issued, so these cocksuckers can extort from you. THE END. Your "BAIL" is whatever the balance may be.

"Patton said...

...he has lost sleep over her death." Yeah, what about his soul? "I was just doing my job(following orders)."

Habitually truant: 3 days hooky; No schooling. Fishing OK by me.

"Habitually truant" shall mean absence for more than three (3) school days or their equivalent following the first notice of truancy given under section 1354. A person may be habitually truant after such notice. - Citation: 24 PA Statute Section 1333- Penalties for Violation of Compulsory Attendance Requirements; 42 PA C.S. § 6302 (relating to definitions)

Twain note: I was & remain absent from school since I left grammar school. Neither my Mom nor I never paid no fine. And that negative goes triple for emphasis.

Disclaimer: Mark Twain (1835-1910-To be continued) is unlicensed. His river pilot's license went delinquent in 1862. Caution advised. Daily Paul

Wait. It'll get better.

Obama has a tidal wave of fresh kids flooding America.
They'll be shipped to all the cities.

Perhaps the judge, and all judges

should take a closer look and promote Jury Nullification in their court rooms.

Unjust laws are just that, and should be known to everybody - including the "judge", when making decisions on his own.


"What if the American people learn the truth" - Ron Paul