6 PRISONERS INJURED IN SAUGUS JAIL BRAWL.Byline: Daily News Staff and Wire Services
A fight sparked by a dispute over the use of the telephones at the Pitchess Detention Center's South Facility left six inmates slightly injured in·jure
tr.v. in·jured, in·jur·ing, in·jures
1. To cause physical harm to; hurt.
2. To cause damage to; impair.
3. , a Sheriff's Department spokeswoman said Friday.
Twenty of 82 inmates in a dormitory in the maximum-security facility began fighting about 9:30 p.m. Thursday, with African-American inmates battling Latinos, Deputy Angie Prewett said.
The men brawled for about three minutes "Three Minutes" is the 46th episode of Lost. It is the twenty-second episode of the second season. The episode was directed by Stephen Williams, and written by Edward Kitsis and Adam Horowitz. It first aired on May 17, 2006 on ABC. with their fists and feet, but stopped under orders from deputies, Prewett said.
Prewett said the six inmates who suffered minor injuries were treated at the jail clinic and then transferred to other housing areas at the Saugus jail complex.
The five jails at Pitchess have seen chronic battling between racial and ethnic groups fighting for control inside, sheriff's officials have said. The dormitory-style housing at some of the Pitchess facilities as well as overcrowding overcrowding
overcrowding of animal accommodation. Many countries now publish codes of practice which define what the appropriate volumetric allowances should be for each species of animal when they are housed indoors. Breaches of these codes is overcrowding. at jails countywide coun·ty·wide
adv. & adj.
Throughout a whole county: found at locations countywide; a countywide search.
Adj. 1. have been blamed for the frequent battling.
County sheriff's officials said it would amount to illegal segregation segregation: see apartheid; integration. to separate the races to avoid brawls.