Repairs needed at juvenile center

Published 7:01 pm Thursday, July 3, 2008

Adams County Juvenile Justice Center officials are trying to prevent youngsters from busting holes in the walls and to make ways to move around the building.

Detention administrator Glenn Arnold said for years young inmates have been putting holes in the walls and ceilings of their cells to gain access to the interior of the building.

Arnold said walls and ceilings of the cells will soon be lined with sheet metal to prevent youngsters from getting out of their cells.

Arnold said most inmates who are found to have been in the building say they were simply curious.