Bonds in Lamesa drug cases raise tax concerns

Full story: Houston Chronicle
The $500,000 bond for each of more than 30 drug suspects - called "outrageous" by one resident - could lead to a tax increase similar to one after a now-discredited bust in another small West Texas farming town ... Full Story

Lamesa, TX

#1 Jul 28, 2006
why do our taxes have to go up if the cops got themselves in this mess.they should just take it out of their paywe shouldnt have to pay for the cops mistakes

Bolivar, MO

#2 Jul 31, 2006
Seems that 500,000 bond on each arrest, when one of those arrested was innocent and had to spend a month in jail trying to get someone to listen to her that she wasnt the person named on the warrant.

raise taxes? probably cause this county to go bankrupt.

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