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Carlee Russell Avoids Jail Time, Receives Probation Sentence For Kidnapping Hoax

Posted on AllSides March 25th, 2024
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Carlee Russell, the nursing student from Alabama who staged her own abduction in July 2023, has avoided jail time and received a probation sentence after pleading guilty, according to On March 21, Jefferson County Bessemer Cutoff Judge David Carpenter decided to suspend the six-month county jail sentence against Russell, citing that her incarceration would be an unnecessary drain on government resources given that she is not considered a threat to the community. As an alternative, she will be placed under supervised probation for 12 months, NBC News noted. Additionally,...

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