February 16, 2012 | Vol. 39, No. 7

Guest Editorial

Dear Mayor Dwyer:

Thank you for your letter dated February 6, 2012, regarding the District Attorney's office that provides criminal prosecutions for the residents of Petersburg. I am happy to attend your town meeting and discuss the issues that you identify in your letter. Your letter identifies these issues as – "extremely disturbing statistics related to the dismissal of a high number of charges, extraordinary plea bargains and in all honesty, a seemingly lack of concern on the part of the District Attorney's office." I do want you to know that because of the legislative session it is possible that I wil...

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