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Dade County Jail

6950 Northwest 41st Street
Miami, FL 33166
(305) 470-7600

Interview with Eric, Dominic and Carlos

JM: How long was your sentencing for?
Eric: 12 years and 5 months
Dominic: I received a fine and that was it.
Carlos: 6 months jail time at metro west.

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?
Eric: Holding cell county jail by my self the hold time. To tell you the true my freedon came unexpected after few months. It was the worst time of my life there. Bad time
Dominic: I spent a little bit of time in a holding cell while i waited to be transferred back to my unit and await release. Like i said before it was a long dragged out process.
Carlos: Its the same procedure after any court hearing whether you are sentenced or not. After I was done with the sentencing they took me to the same court room holding cell, then they took me and a bunch of other guys to a big holding cell where we wait to board a bus back to our facility.

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