Shasta County Sheriff: First Load of Shasta Inmates Headed to El Dorado County Jail
The Shasta County Sheriff's Office announced that it has begun transferring sentenced inmates to a jail in another county today.
The Sheriff's Office said the first group of seven inmates has been sent to El Dorado County under a contract with Shasta County to increase the number of available beds. Under Gov. Jerry Brown's realignment plans, counties receive additional funding to house low-offense criminals.
Shasta County, however ...