Essex prosecutors will investigate claims of improper masking at Middleton jail 

Public defender argues for client’s release over COVID concerns 

A PUBLIC DEFENDER in Essex County is asking that his client be released from the Middleton jail because correction officers are not properly masking.  Andrew daMota, an attorney with the Committee for Public Counsel Services, said he has been unable to find out if there is a current COVID-19 outbreak in the jail. But there was(...)

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