COVID-19 virus outbreak compels county jail to adjust intake rules

In an effort to keep personnel safe, the Malheur County Jail adjusted its lodging rules. The jail will no longer accept individuals who are accused of low-level misdemeanor crimes. (The Enterprise/File).

VALE – In response to the COVID-19 virus outbreak the Malheur County Jail will no longer lodge people accused of low-level misdemeanor level crimes.

Individuals who commit more serious felonies . . .

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