Aberdeen, WA - Both medium-custody units at Stafford Creek Corrections Center near Aberdeen were placed on lockdown yesterday morning after a series of fights that started Tuesday night. Sheri Izatt, Public Information Officer with the state's Department of Corrections tells KBKW No staff members or offenders were seriously injured.
The five minimum-custody units are placed on a modified lockdown, meaning offenders have limited movement while staff members conduct an investigation.
The first fight occurred Tuesday night inside the gymnasium. Prison administrators placed the medium-custody units on lockdown at about 11:15 a.m. Thursday after two more fights. The offenders involved were placed in a segregation unit where they will be interviewed by staff investigators.
Stafford Creek Corrections Center houses about 2,000 offenders in minimum-, medium- and maximum-custody units.
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