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Sheriff warns overcrowded jail will draw feds' attention

PRESCOTT - Yavapai County's "new" jail, which took in its first inmates over two decades ago, is overcrowded and, if that's not changed, Sheriff Scott Mascher said, it's likely to face the same fate as the Gurley Street jail did in the past - lawsuits and a Department of Justice edict to fix it.


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