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Denise: I was sentenced to five years in prison.
Brett: I was sentenced to 5 years probation, and later, the charges were dropped and they closed my case out.
Andrew: i was sentence to 90 days
Bethany: 1 year and 2 mon
JM: Did you spend time in a holding cell after your sentencing? If so, what was that like? If you didn't where did they they take you instead?
Denise: Yes, they took me back to the holding cell. I just remember sitting in the corner crying, because almost everyone else who went to court with me that day was going home. The bus ride back was surreal because I knew it would be the last I saw of the outside world for a long time.
Brett: after sentencing, I was placed in a holding cell for a couple of hours until the officers brought transportation for all of the inmates. Again, it was crowded, smelled like pee, and we were all sitting in there handcuffed ans shackled.
Andrew: yes it was for hours and full of people and very hot and sweaty, there where people fighting in the holding cell and people where in there yelling the whole time
Bethany: yes i sent 8 hours in the holdin sell waitin on the too dress me out. it was cold nasty fights had too lay on the floor it was woman in there sick
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