Unreturned library books can often mean jail time

Dec 25, 2013 | Posted by: roboblogger | Full story: Graham Leader

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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RON

Copperas Cove, TX

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

Portland, OR

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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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