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No room in the maximum-security jail

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There has been barely a bed to spare at the Becker County Jail's maximum-security facility over the past three months.

"We've been running full since about July 17," said Sheriff Tim Gordon on Tuesday. "We've been boarding out prisoners on and off since then... as of today, there are five (maximum security inmates) boarded out to other counties."

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Vicki Gerdes
Staff writer at Detroit Lakes Newspapers for the past 14 years, currently editor of the entertainment and community pages as well as obituaries. Living in DL with my cat, Smokey.
(218) 844-1454
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