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SCRAM AND GPS
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Defendants may be required as a condition of bond to wear an ankle monitor. Defendants will be required to pay $11 per day.
 
Midland County Pretrial currently uses GPS monitors, which means GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEM.  Another way to put it is a SATELLITE is monitoring your every move and recording where you are going and where you are at the present time.
 
While you are on this type of supervision you will be required to bring written verification if you travel. If you are looking for work you will be required to keep a log or journal keeping deails of you job search along with addresses on where you go. Appointments require proof from the person your appointment is with. You will need written proof BEFORE you can deviate from your schedule. All deviation requests should be in within 48 hours. All requests have to be approved by the Courts. There will be no EXCEPTIONS to this requirement.
 
The GPS monitoring company will be randomly calling you. Correct and accurate cell and home phone numbers are a MUST.
 
THERE WILL BE ZERO TOLERANCE FOR ALL ELECTRONIC MONITORING VIOLATIONS.
 
 If there is an emergency after normal working hours contact Priscilla Bonilla at 432-742-7350 or 432-638-8802 .
 
GPS Equipment Maintenance Form
 
 You will be required  to charge your electronic monitor for 1 hour per day. Failure to charge your monitor as directed will result in a warrant for violation of bond condition. There will be ZERO tolerance.(NO EXCUSES) for low batteries.
After charging, the charger must be removed from the wall. DO NOT leave the charger plugged in, as it will burn out. Coil the charger cords neatly and place them on high shelf away from pets and children.
 
 
CHARGES FOR GPS EQUIPMENT DAMAGES:
 
Strap: $50
Charger: $75
Unit: $1500
 
Damage, failure to return, or loss of equipment will result in felony theft charge (Theft of Property <$1,500) being filed against you.
 
 
SCRAM
 
Defendants may be required as a condition of bond to wear an ankle monitor. Defendants will be required to pay $11 per day.
 
 
Defendant placed on SCRAM monitor will be required to download their monitor once a week on an assigned day. The monitor will be connected with a wireless device at the Pretrial Service Office and be set to test at pre-programmed intervals for the presence of a positive blood alcohol concentration.  This is a measurement of alcohol that is being emitted as vapors through the skin.
 
When equipment maintenance is required, defendant agrees to go to Pretrial Services Office within 48 hours after being notified.
 
 
CHARGES FOR SCRAM EQUIPMENT DAMAGES:
 
Defendant will be held responsible for damage, other than due to normal wear, to the SCRAM equipment.  
 
Bracelet: $1750
Base Station: $800
AW Wireless Device: $500
Strap: $150
 
 
Damage, failure to return, or loss of equipment will result in felony theft charge (Theft of Property <$1,500) being filed against you.