Superior Court Presiding Judge Cale Bradford, along with city Corporation Counsel Kobi Wright confirmed yesterday that the juvenile jail is now being investigated by the Justice Department over the alleged sexual misconduct that has led to charges agsinst (sic) nine former employees and superintendent Damon Ellison by Marion County Prosecutor Carl Brizzi.It is not clear at this point whether the investigation will cover any period of time that Judge James Payne was in charge of the facility. He currently serves as Director of Child Services for Gov. Daniels. Biddle promises more later.
Wednesday, August 23, 2006
Feds Investigating Juvenile Detention Center
Star editorial writer RiShawn Biddle confirms that the feds are investigating the Marion Co. juvenile detention center. He writes at Expresso: