Inside the San Benito County Jail expansion. Photo provided by the San Benito County Sheriff's Office.

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County jail releases over one hundred detainees since pandemic

Completion of jail expansion stalled by radio equipment supply issues.

San Benito County Capital Projects Manager Adam Goldstone said the 24,000-square-foot expansion will double the size of the San Benito County Jail and provide housing, health and educational services for 72 additional inmates. Photos by John Chadwell.

Jail expansion nears completion, more prisoners return to county

The $25 million project will double the facility’s size and provide new services as more inmates are transferred to the county from state prisons.