Friday, May 4, 2012
Stanislaus County sheriff blasts state prison program
News 10 — The Modesto Police Department and Stanislaus County Sheriff's Office both are making it clear this week they're not happy with the state's prison realignment process.
"Immediately, we're seeing an increase in property crimes and in violent crimes," Sheriff Adam Christianson said.
His comments came after Modesto police officials released a statement describing the elements of a "drug deal gone bad" Tuesday that led to four people being shot in Modesto and in Ceres.
The statement said one of the suspects had been "recently released from state prison under the AB 109 program." continue reading...