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Benton County Jail Inmates Pay for Services & Staff

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BENTON COUNTY, Wash.--Benton County Sheriff, Larry Taylor, says he has close to
half a million dollars in the jail's Inmate Benevolence Fund.

Every day, inmates can voluntarily purchase items ranging from underwear to candy bars.

The money taken helps pay for a variety of jail services as well as the salaries of five full-time employees.

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