Russell County Jail reinstates COVID restrictions for facility

Published: Dec. 1, 2022 at 5:21 PM EST
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RUSSELL COUNTY, Ala. (WTVM) - Russell County Jail announced the reinstatement of COVID restrictions for the jail.

According to officials, no misdemeanor offenses will be allowed inside the facility, only except for the following,

  • DUI
  • Domestic violence
  • Public intoxication
  • Attempting to elude

Authorities say all other misdemeanors will be booked in the Sally Port and given a bond.

Additionally, the jail is restricting visitors inside the facility. Any personnel that enters the building must wear a mask.

There will also be no outside details until further notice.

Russell County Jail and law enforcement officials ask that everyone make all the necessary arrangements to accommodate these restrictions.