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Woman faces third week in jail on warrant

A woman who spent the last two weeks in Douglas County jail on a fugitive warrant out of New Orleans told Justice of the Peace Tom Perkins she wouldn’t survive another week. Perkins told Sarah Lyman, 36, he would give the state a week to produce evidence that New Orleans intended to extradite Lyman. Perkins said Lyman has a right to an attorney, but has to hire one at her own expense. He said she has the right to file a writ in district court that would force Louisiana authorities to provide evidence that she should be held. “The statute …

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The Record Courier Updated Aug 23, 2013 05:39PM Published Aug 23, 2013 07:07PM Copyright 2013 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.