Have you ever felt nervous when you don't know a lot about that ticket scalper, drug dealer, or flirty minor you agreed to meet with over the computer? Now there's a safe place to go to exchange goods and services.
The MCP reports: "The Mason County Sheriff’s Office is offering the use of its lobby as a safe place to go for people making online purchases. The lobby is open 24 hours a day and is monitored by video cameras with corrections officers in the next room.
“We want to provide a safe place for these transactions to happen,” Cole said. “If it can’t take place, we really encourage people to be in an area that is well lit and frequented by the public. It should be a highly visible place."