Unreturned library books can often me...

Unreturned library books can often mean jail time

There are 2 comments on the Graham Leader story from Dec 25, 2013, titled Unreturned library books can often mean jail time. In it, Graham Leader reports that:

The story of a Texas man's October arrest for failing to return an overdue library book went viral recently, sparking snarky headlines about library police and the Lone Star State extending its tough-on-crime bravado to books.

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Belton, TX

#1 Dec 26, 2013
Does this mean a cavity search for over-due books?

Portland, OR

#2 Dec 27, 2013
Libraries should not get any more special consideration than any other civil matter. If someone doesn't return a book, then the government can bill them and then add that amount to the taxes they owe.

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