Ottawa County Jail Fire Update, Sheriff hoping for inmates to return within the next week

Funding approved to address issues
Ottawa County Jail Fire Update, Sheriff hoping for inmates to return within the next week

Funding was approved this morning, November 12th, 2019, to address the issues relating to the electrical fire at the Ottawa County jail that occurred last month, displacing the inmates there.

Sheriff Floyd says Ottawa County is paying Tulsa County to hold each prisoner per day and it is getting pricey.

He says he hopes to get inmates back into the Ottawa County jail by the end of the week or early next week after electrical repairs have been inspected and certified.

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