Taxpayers foot the bill for transporting prisoners in Stark County
If more defendants chose to do preliminary hearings and other short court appearances via interactive television, the Stark County Sheriff's Office would spend less time and money on prisoner transport.
In 2012, the SCSO did 438 transports for various reasons and to various locations, including 200-mile round trips to Bismarck and 400-mile round trips to Jamestown, Sheriff Clarence Tuhy said.
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