What is an in-custody release? 2 Answers as of April 19, 2012

Through an inmate search is says that my boyfriend was released 2 1/2 hours ago via "in-custody release". What does this mean?

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The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
The Law Office of Harry E. Hudson, Jr. | Harry E. Hudson, Jr.
It means that BF was in custody and he was released from custody.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/19/2012
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg
Law Office of Eric Sterkenburg | Eric Sterkenburg
A in custody release is new. For certain felony crimes, that are mostly drug related, someone convicted of a felony can get what is called a split sentence. This means he can serve part of that time in county jail and the rest on what amounts to probation.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 4/19/2012
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