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Investigators and prosecutors are not happy he is out of jail at all, and say they thought the initial $150,000 bond was too low.
“We requested a higher bond because the defendant brazenly shot at officers, but it was denied by the court,” a Montgomery County Prosecutor’s Office spokesman said. “We believe this defendant should be incarcerated and not out on an ankle bracelet.”
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Court documents indicate Mitchell told investigators, “the best way to go is by cop and that if he wanted to die, he could do death by cop.”
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As to why Mitchell was released without having to post any bond, Langer’s office said he does not comment on pending cases in his courtroom.
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