Comments for: Maine’s county jail system facing crowding, challenges and criticism

Posted July 22, 2012, at 3:47 p.m.

Maine’s jail system — the first stop for the state’s accused drunk drivers, drug dealers, burglars and murderers — is a mess. Just ask a sheriff or jail administrator. “The system right now is in chaos,” said Mark Westrum, head of Two Bridges Regional Jail in Wiscasset and chairman of …

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