Thursday, April 18, 2019

ADOC inmate crews pulled from the city

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
The Department of Corrections work crews have been pulled from the city as of Tuesday morning due to videotaping and postings on YouTube of the inmates, according to Interim City Manager Stephen J. Pauken.
During his managers’ report Pauken announced that ADOC had pulled the works crews after a person known only by the name “Jim” had been recording videos of the inmate crews while they were working around town. He said the latest incident occurred at Grassy Park. When the individual continued recording after being asked to stop, city staff and inmates packed up and left.
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Preliminary hearing for Campbells to continue

By Laura Swan
The Bisbee Observer
A preliminary hearing held last week in Cochise County Superior Court to determine whether a McNeal couple will go on trial for child abuse charges ended after only two witnesses completed testimony. Testimony is scheduled to continue next week before a decision is made.
Monica and Brian Campbell appeared for the hearing before Superior Court Judge James Conlogue on April 11 with their attorneys. A total of five witness were scheduled to testify. On Friday, April 26, testimony will be continued by a third witness, and two additional witness are scheduled to testify before Conlogue.
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