‘Mrs. Bounty Hunter’ makes pitch to save Connecticut cash bail system

HARTFORD >> Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman and his wife, Beth, who ended their reality television show in what they referred to as an attempt to “save” the bail industry, made the state Capitol in Hartford part of their traveling road show Monday. Beth Chapman was camped outside the Senate chambers, along with other bail bondsmen from the states of Connecticut and New York, stating their opposition to a bill that would change how the cash bail system in Connecticut works. Under the bill, S.B. 18, Gov. Dannel P. Malloy would allow individuals who commit misdemeanors to appear in court on a promise to appear. read the rest at http://www.middletownpress.com/article/MI/20160502/NEWS/160509942