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Alachua County Jail

201 E University Ave
Gainesville, FL 32601-5457
(352) 491-4460

Interview with Ben and Katrina

JM: How long was your sentencing for?
Ben: 6 months in jail with 3 years probation.
Katrina: That one was for 3 months.

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?
Ben: They had me in the cell at the courthouse. It was crowded. People were worrying about what kind of time they were going to get.
Katrina: It was small and crowded. Not a good place to spend any time.

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