Hot Topics in Bail: The Buttcrack Bandit, The Gingerbread Man, and Bounty Hunter Regulation
- March 24, 2013
- by Amy Thomson
- Bail Bonds
Bail agents have a lot to say when they hear the latest news and bail-related information on social media. This week's hot topics in bail include updates on the buttcrack bandit, The Gingerbread Man, and bounty-hunter regulation.
Bounty hunter regulation in the works by Oklahoma legislation
If passed, there will be guidelines and required licenses for all bounty hunters.
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What you missed at PBUS 2013
View presentatin highlights and hear from presenters and guests about the PBUS conference in Vegas.
Buttcrack Bandit denied bail again
A New Zealand thief, dubbed Buttcrack Bandit for his revealing pants while bending down to steal a case of liquor, was denied bail on another court appearance.
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The Gingerbread Man's bail reduced
Pennsylvania man who called himself "The Gingerbread Man," because he liked to taunt the police on Facebook that they couldn't catch him (they did, by the way), received a bail reduction.
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Do you think those detained for serious crimes should not be granted bail?
Governor Christie is proposing bail reform giving judges the right to detain what he called "violent sociopaths" in jail until the date of their trial. What do you think?
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