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Juvenile court charges rise over past year

 

May 2, 2018



Court charges against juveniles are up in Linn County from last year according to a report presented to the Linn County Board of Commissioners on April 24.

Commissioner Will Tucker asked Juvenile Department Director Torri Lynn about the spike.

“We had a change in our deputy district attorney that works with us and so that makes a big difference,” Lynn said.

Tucker asked him if he thought the new deputy district attorney, Jonathan Crow, was more aggressive.

“I think so,” Lynn said. “I would have expected petitions would be up.”

In a conversation following the meeting, Lynn said h...



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