Repeat offenders impact crime numbers
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The number of thefts in Laclede County continues at a steady pace. Laclede County Sheriff David Millsap believes that sometimes the victim may know the thief, but when it’s a stranger committing the theft, sometimes one person may be involved in multiple thefts. He says repeat offenders are a problem…

Sheriff Millsap expresses frustration with the prison system…

He said the Sheriff’s Association has been pushing an agenda with the State Legislature related to truth in sentencing, which would mean if a person is sentenced to 7 years in prison they would serve 7 years.