|Grimes would have been charged with multiple misdemeanor elsewhere in the US. It was reported that Louisiana’s incarceration rate is ‘nearly five times Iran’s, 13 times China’s and 20 times Germany’s.’ |
Grimes’ attorneys believe the statute is “ridiculous” and that it is “unconscionably excessive to threaten someone with 20 years to life for candy.” The DA’s office declined to comment on the specifics of the case.
Most prison facilities in Louisiana are 'for-profit'.
Friday, April 1, 2016
$ 31 in shoplifted Chocolate Bars could mean life in prison
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