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Idiots lock up innocent woman for possessing small amount of marijuana 22 years ago

by | 22nd, December 2016

To Chicago, where Latasha Eatman has been jailed for 49 days for something she didn’t do.  CBS News  reports that Eatman was arrested in 1993 on minor marijuana possession charges. Her punishment was to complete a period of community service. But Eatman was unable to comply because the facility to which she’d been detailed was closed and full whenever she turned up. And she turned up on numerous occasions. Eventually a judge excused her from probation.

Fast forward to 2016 and police looking for shops selling contraband cigarettes spot Eatman and run her name through the computer. The machine flags up an outstanding warrant for failure to complete community service. On the strength of the shoddy data and poor

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