JM: How long was your sentencing for? Ryan: 15 days including days served. Angel: 30 days Dale: 4yrs DOC 5yrs Felony Probation Peter: My sentencing was seven 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? Ryan: I spent 2 days in booking in a holding cell.
They would let you out of the cell for 2-3 hours
a day in the dorm area. There are 4 tables in
the dorm area. In the cell, there are 4 bunks
with 12 people in the holding cell. Whoever is
the strongest and biggest gets the bed first.
One day I saw a short and skinny white guy that
came in with an attitude... and he got the bed.
You got to walk in there with 13 or 14 other
guys you don't know, mexican, blacks, whites,
puerto ricans. You looking at everybody and you
have decide if you are going to be quiet or
stand up for yourself ... with attitude you are
getting shit done. I didn't talk to anyone in
the holding cell. Angel: Yes I waiting in a holding cell for about an
hour and a half Dale: I spent time in the Courtroom holding cell. Once we
got back to the Jail. They transferred me to General
Population where alot of people were waiting on the
Prison Bus. I was in a Working Pod. Peter: Yes we were put in to a holding cell. The was
about 10 of us in there. We were given a bagged
lunch to eat while we waited for about 45 minutes.