CHICAGO (AP) Twenty Cook County Jail inmates accused of letting their fingers do some illegal walking with the telephone are now in even more trouble. An alleged scam in which inmates placed collect calls to random numbers all over 1 in 4 jail inmates in 2002 was in jail for a drug offense, compared to 1 in 10 in 1983; drug offenders constituted 20% of state prison inmates and 55% of federal prison inmates in 2001. Black males have a 32% chance of serving time Javier Toro, 23, appeared in Bond Court accused of trying to bring cigarettes and lighters to a Cook County Jail inmate, authorities said. On Nov. 18, Toro is alleged to have bought the contraband at a Southwest Side gas station,
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