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Somerset County Jail

127 East Fairview Street #100
Somerset, PA 15501
(814) 445-1500

Interview with Mark

JM: How long was your sentencing for?
Mark: i was sentenced for 2mo.-23mo,minus 1 day for each count(had 3 count of theft from motor vehicle,RSP)and i was sentenced to 30days-12mo for the paraphernalia.charges ran concurent.

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?
Mark: yes,after you get sentenced they take you to the bottom of the courthouse to the holding cell,but sometimes they will walk you right across the street to the jail.if you are placed in the holding cell,its very cold,they cuff you to a bench,and then you have to wait to be walked a block down the street to the county jail.

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