State OKs $1 satellite-lockup deal

Wrightsville unit to ease crowding at Pulaski County jail

Posted: July 22, 2014 at 3:43 a.m.

State inmates who had been housed at the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock arrive Monday at a nearby satellite building the state Department of Correction is leasing to relieve crowded conditions.

The state Board of Corrections unanimously approved a contract to house state prisoners in an unused Pulaski County satellite facility during a Monday morning conference call.

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