Kentucky Justice? Kicked Out of the Commonwealth

A Carroll County judge ordered police to send a troubled local man to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation. But police had other plans for dealing with their petty crime problem. They sprung him from jail and put him on a bus to Florida.

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Kentucky Justice? Kicked Out of the Commonwealth

The decision by Carrollton police to ship an emotionally disturbed man by bus to Florida has prompted a state attorney general’s investigation — and has renewed interest in the centuries-old practice of banishment. It’s illegal in Kentucky. But it still happens. Continue Reading →

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Police in Kentucky Town Ship Mentally Ill Man to Florida, Defying Judge’s Order

A Carroll County judge ordered police to send a troubled local man to the hospital for psychiatric evaluation. But police had other plans for dealing with their petty crime problem. They sprung him from jail and put him on a bus to Florida.
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