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Alaska Inmates Moved After Nightlong Disturbance
Alaska authorities are investigating a nightlong disturbance among 15 segregated inmates at the state's maximum-security prison.
ANCHORAGE- Alaska authorities are investigating a nightlong disturbance among 14 segregated inmates at the state's maximum-security prison.
Corrections officials say no one was injured in the disturbance that ended Tuesday morning when the inmates were moved to a different segregation unit at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward.
Officials say the inmates remained in their cells throughout the disturbance, which began about 11 p.m. Monday.
Corrections spokeswoman Kaci Schroeder says inmates yelled during the disturbance. Damage inside cells included flooded floors and broken glass from the small windows in the cells.
Schroeder says the cells were all in the same area.
According to officials, inmates involved in the disturbance face disciplinary actions and possible charges.
The incident is under investigation by Alaska State Troopers.
Spring Creek houses 315 inmates.
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