By: CJ Cassidy
Prosecutors put lawbreakers in jail for stealing prescription drugs, so how does it help if those same inmates get those drugs behind bars free? It's a problem that's been around for a while.
So some jailors have enlisted the help of specialists who have studied jails and inmates to help them reduce the amount of your money they're spending on prescription drugs. Most in law enforcement agree, and the Cape Girardeau County Prosecutor wishes it would've happened sooner.
The day before Michael Berry was scheduled to go on trial for manslaughter charges, defense attorneys claimed he wasn't fit to stand trial. Berry allegedly was high on methamphetamine when he hit a Chaffee woman's car head on last year. The woman died of her injuries.