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Post-conviction bail was properly denied (access required)

Where appellant was denied post-conviction bail after being convicted of aggravated sexual battery of a victim under 13 years old, this was not an abuse of discretion even though he had been on pre-trial release for two years. Appellant Wiggins received a nine-year active sentence. Further, the court had new information about Wiggins following his conviction. Bail ...