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18 Ojibway prisoners transferred after fights



MARENISCO — Eighteen prisoners were transferred out of the Ojibway Correctional Facility after six different fights broke out.

Deputy warden Mike Yon recapped the events of Aug. 17 at a Sept. 8 quarterly meeting of the OCF’s Community Liaison Committee.

Yon said the fights occurred over a 42-minute period and involved “multiple prisoners,” according to administrative assistant Micki Sorensen’s minutes of the committee meeting.

A total of 26 misconduct violations were written for 25 prisoners and 18 were transferred to a higher level secu...

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