Furloughed offenders include one with long recordThe Clatsop County Jail released one inmate and furloughed another to electronic monitoring the week of Nov. 19-25 because of overcrowding.
The inmate who was released was in jail on a municipal warrant for contempt of court. This person was previously arrested for furnishing alcohol to a minor.
The offender who was furloughed is on probation for driving under the influence of alcohol. This person's criminal history includes five times in the Clatsop County Jail over the past three years on DUII charges or convictions and twice before for furnishing alcohol to a minor. This person has also been in the jail on charges of driving with a suspended license and hit-and-run. This person is serving 10 days on electronic monitoring as a sanction for violating probation.
On Monday morning, the Clatsop County Jail was at capacity with 64 inmates. In addition, Clatsop County was responsible for 20 inmates lodged at the Tillamook County Jail. Clatsop County leases up to 25 beds at the Tillamook County facility at a cost of $55 per bed per day.
Approximately 47 offenders were assigned to the community work crew. Clatsop County Community Corrections had eight offenders on electronic monitoring.