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Cache Valley Attorney's Office, Law Enforcement Seek Changes To Bail Legislation

Cache County Prosecutors and local law enforcement are seeking for revisions to newly instituted, potentially unconstitutional bail guidelines they say could endanger the public.

The guidelines, which went into effect on Oct. 1, are the result of House Bill 206. The law provides to defendants eligible for pretrial release “the least restrictive reasonably available conditions” to ensure court appearances and public safety. Read the rest of the story on


This story is made possible thanks to a community reporting partnership between The Herald Journal and Utah Public Radio.