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Benton County inmate released from jail due to overcrowding

A court date was scheduled for a Benton County inmate who was released from jail in November.

Posted: Dec 4, 2017 5:06 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- A convicted felon was let out of jail due to overcrowding, according to the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

William Johnson was released on November 30. Benton County deputies said Johnson was arrested on multiple drug charges as well as weapon and vehicle violations.

Deputies said Johnson was arrested with two other suspects.

They said after being booked, Johnson was released with a court date.

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