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Man Arrested After Being Released on Clerical Error at Jail

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Timothy Harper, WV Regional Jail Authority Timothy Harper, WV Regional Jail Authority

An inmate at the Western Regional Jail sentenced for a year in jail for domestic battery was released early due to a clerical error, according to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department.

According to the Putnam County Sheriff's Department, 28-year-old Timothy Harper was sentenced to a year in jail for domestic battery.

However, Harper was released early on a clerical error at Western Regional Jail, where he was serving time. 

Harper was arrested on a capias for domestic battery Tuesday, and is back in Western Regional Jail.

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