Friday, May 25, 2007

Bail Bonds News Roundup, May 25, 2007

Bail Bonds News Roundup, May 25, 2007 - Bail Bond Agent Directory: "With the passing of another spring week, the staff saw more news stories about possible changes to the bail profession. In Connecticut, in particular, changes to the profession seem imminent, judging by the continued stories about the problems with the business. Stories about illegal immigrants and bail, and more stories about heroic bond professionals who put felons behind bars dominated the headlines in the past week. Our picks for the top industry stories:

Another Story Sure to Fuel the Controversy Over Bail and Illegal Immigration
COLORADO - The staff have been reporting stories about the growing concern within the bail industry about illegal immigrants who commit crimes in this country. Another story this week only adds to the debate. Despite the efforts of authorities in Denver, an illegal immigrant who identified himself as Manuel Flores was able to post bond and flee the country after being accused of sexually assaulting a nine year-old girl. According to authorities, Flores was arrested February 15 and was unable to provide adequate identification. Although authorities contacted federal immigration officials, no immigration hold was placed on the man. Judge Andrew Armatas set a bond of $35,000..."

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Bail Bonds News Roundup, May 25, 2007

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