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-- so it never got a predator may be on the loose thanks to some dangerous in dramatic cuts the US prison budgets.
Lane county in Oregon recently had a free some 92 prisoners are released over three days and three -- -- released accused of murder.
And springer's on this Pacific northwest.
So jails all over the country are releasing low level offenders but this is something else entirely.
-- -- Well village shot and we look at ballistic crimes they were in four robberies triangulation selling drugs to kids and those believe it or not or some -- -- less serious offenses three of the men who were free have been charged with what organ called measure eleven crimes among them.
Manslaughter and vehicular homicide.
They could not -- bail -- if convicted we'll have to serve every day of their sentences now relatives of the victims are obviously outraged.
46 year old -- -- was beaten to death police say Aaron -- confessed to the crime.
And was awaiting trial when he was released with an electronic ankle bracelet.
I'm angry gets to go and enjoy his family and be out -- enjoy his freedom well my brother has.
Not -- that.
He's he's gone and there's nothing that can bring him back.
And right now lane county is only filling a 152.
-- of its 507.
That jail while some are blaming the federal government programs why would that -- again.
Well they count was forced to cut a hundred million dollars out of its budget this year a big portion that came from the sheriff's office budget done they eliminated 64 positions including twenty deputies that forced the sheriff to equals one whole wing in the jail and -- -- -- -- sixteen hours a day so right now.
If you needed deputy during eight hours a day brought a lot.
Leaders blame the federal government because it owns a majority of the land in the county.
Most of it is national force that used to employ thousands of people and create tax revenue through timber sales but that's all but been stopped.
And the timber payments to rural counties have been dwindling for years.
Lane county for example used to get fifteen million dollar three year into repayments this year it got just over three million.
If we -- just put force back to work.
I just think about just the employment of it happened let let alone.
The revenue that would come in -- counting.
And residents must also take some of the blame they have voted down a special law enforcement -- Thirteen times in a row since the mid -- is the only wild -- -- in Portland on that.
Out of Seattle today thank you -- good actor.
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