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Police officers patrolling the streets of Chico during Cesar Chavez weekend last year. Photo credit: Michael Catelli

Parents billed for children’s jail time

Rachel Reyes // March 18, 2017

Although going to jail as a child seems like a harsh punishment, the actual burden is being placed on the parents who are forced to pay a bill for the incarceration. Parents must pay a nightly rate...

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