Meeting Thursday to fight jail proposal

Posted by Iva Radman – email

RICHMOND, VA (WWBT) - A petition is circulating to keep a new city jail out of South Richmond.

People living in Oakgrove, Bellemeade, and Blackwell plan to meet Thursday night to fight the proposal.

The city is considering a plan to put a new jail off of Commerce Road. The city is also still considering other ideas and locations.

Thursday's meeting is at 6pm at the Bellemeade Community Center.

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