State's New Criminal Sentencing Guidelines Could Overload Local Jails And Alternative Programs (VIDEO)

By Corinne Rose - 21Alive

March 17, 2014 Updated Mar 17, 2014 at 6:31 PM EDT

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Governor Pence is expected to sign into law new criminal sentencing guidelines.

But easing the state's prison burden will likely cause crowding and other issues at the local level.

Corinne Rose talked about that expected impact with a local judge.




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