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Beaumont Federal prison lockdown - 7/06/09 - Texas Prison
I don’t know which unit this is, but this was broadcast on our local (Beaumont, TX) nightly news (FOX 4):
7/6 Fight Leads To Lock Down At Federal Prison
Reported by: Angel San Juan
Monday, Jul 6, 2009 @01:42pm CST
A fight at the federal prison in Beaumont has the facility on lock down.
It happened Sunday night among a group of inmates.
One prisoner suffered a contusion, and was treated at the hospital.
There were no other injuries, and authorities say there wasn't a threat to the community.
Lock down means a state of increased security, during which inmates are confined to their cells. Visits are also stopped during a lock down period.
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