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Allen County Jail

417 S Calhoun St
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
(260) 449-7107

Interview with Seth, Clark and Lisa

JM: How long was your sentencing for?
Seth: 50 months with 4 years probation after
Clark: For my felony charge, Possession of Controlled Substance - Class D Felony, my final sentence was for 1.5 years and I was sentenced by Judge Gull. All was suspended and served on probation as it was my first adult criminal charge. From the court page: Sentenced (Judicial Officer: Gull, Frances C) 1. 35-48-4-7(a)/FD: Possession Schedule I, II, III, or IV Controlled Substance Comment () Confinement to Commence 03/01/2011 Indiana Department of Correction Term:1 Yr 183 Days Suspended: 1 Yr 183 Days Comment: 49 days jail time credit. 1 1/2 years Adult Probation; substance Abuse Evaluation w/treatment; Choices at A.C.C.C.; Psych evaluation w/treatment. UDS fees $235.00 to CDS. Appeal Rights given and waived. Condition - Adult: 1. Probation 2. Psychological Evaluation 3. Substance Abuse Evaluation
Lisa: I was setenced to one year and one year probation

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?
Seth: after sentencing they take you back to your cell block where you go back to the routine until the day the marshals' come to get you in the middle of the night
Clark: I waited months in jail to arrive at my sentencing date (i.e. my bond was revoked due to catching the aforementioned misdemeanor OWI) so that when I was finally sentenced, and was authorized to serve it on probation, I was released fairly quickly afterwards. I would say it was about 3 hours after court the order came down to the cell block. I was taken from the block and put into a holding cell for processing. This part took an hour or two, and then I was released.
Lisa: I was in a holding cell with other women. I had accepted a plea so others were not happy. I was a little intimadated them and just stayed in the smaller cell

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