Repeat offenders’ jail time is costly to county

OKEECHOBEE — Sheriff Noel Stephen is quick to point out that at a rate of $58 per day one local family, with an extensive incarceration rate, is creating a heavy burden for Okeechobee County taxpayers. Brothers Walter ‘Freak’ Jackson and Walter ‘Nunee’ Jackson Jr., along with their sister Merita Jackson, have been arrested a total … Continue reading Repeat offenders’ jail time is costly to county