Quay County Sun - Serving the High Plains

By Thomas Garcia
Staff writer 

Officials uneasy with bonding changes

Release of potentially dangerous suspects poses problems


July 19, 2017

Thomas Garcia

The Sally Port on the south side of the Quay County Detention Center remains open Monday morning after an inmate was brought in for booking. Under the new bond law the inmate could be released before an arraignment hearing.

Local courts and the local district attorney have concerns regarding changes to statewide bonding procedures, which now allow certain defendants to be released without bail.

"How can we keep the truly dangerous criminals in jail," Tim Rose, 10th J...

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