A so-called “bailout” for the bail bond industry is dissolving into political gamesmanship as the legislation advances to the House floor. The sponsor, a future House speaker, stripped controversial language last month to disarm a skeptical panel — but restored a similar provision Monday with the consent of friendlier lawmakers. And now a prominent bail…

All individuals arrested on a misdemeanor offense within city limits are booked into the detention center located at 3200 Stewart Avenue. Search for an Inmate Processing and Bail Processing of arrestees is designed to reduce the anxiety level for new arrestees. The booking process ensures: Arrestees are properly identified. Paperwork submitted by arresting agency is…

No. Bail is not tax-deductible. Bail is actually not like a tax. The only reason that you might think it was like a tax is because it is a payment that is made to the government. However, bail is actually a guarantee that helps to ensure that you will return to court in order to…

If a bail agent from another state tries to make an arrest in South Carolina, they may face stiff penalties although there is no written law to stop them. “We are not going to allow anyone to come here and arrest someone,” says Willie Seawright with the state’s Department of Insurance in Columbia. “If we…

One of the people at the center of the Haleigh Cummings case is William Eugene Staubs, aka “Cobra,” a bounty hunter from Fort Lauderdale, FL, who has been involved in several high profile cases over the years, including the O.J. Simpson case and the take-down of an alleged terrorist in Fort Campbell, KY. Despite an impressive record, which, by…

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