Woman jailed as trial witness says she is being ‘punished’
HILLSBORO — Brandy Lee Buckmaster is among 56 women filling two stories of cells in the female general population unit at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro. From her second-floor window, she can see the corrections deputies come and go.
She’s been there for 38 days — lights on at 5 a.m., breakfast 30 minutes later, lunch at 10:30 in the morning and dinner around 5 p.m. She’s one of about 500 women and men at the jail spending each of their days that way.
But, according to jail records, she’s the only one who hasn’t been accused or convicted of breaking the law…Read More (Offsite)