- Courtesy Bexar County
The jail released Amanda Garcia to the county's Mentally Ill Offenders Facility on August 30 following an error by officers and booking personnel, a spokeswoman for the Bexar County Sheriff's Office confirmed to the station.
Bexar officials discovered the mistake the following day and returned Garcia to the jail. The county has since reported the incident to the Texas Commission on Jail Standards.
BCSO has been under scrutiny this year for a series of accidental releases and inmate deaths at the jail.
In February, the county revealed that the facility had failed its most recent annual inspection by the Texas Commission on Jail Standards — its first failing grade in a decade.
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