Ontario County Jail Population Increases By Double Digits
8/22/2013 12:46:19 PM
By Joe Nittler
More bad guys are behind bars in Ontario County. The New York State Commission of Corrections reports the county jail population grew 14.6% in the 12 months between June 30th 2012 and the end of June this year. Sheriff Phil Povero tells us they are in the process of re-allocating space so they can add beds.
Average daily population is 220. Among the reasons for a growing number of inmates, state parole violators are being transfered back to state prisons at a slower pace than in years past...