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Judge Orders Juvenile Facility Be Shutdown
Written by Your 5News Team
Last updated on July 11, 2013 @ 5:26PM
Created on July 10, 2013 @ 2:18PM
West Virginia Division of Juvenile Services - Dr. Harriet B. Jones Treatment Center 
 
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) - Alleged sexual assaults and other problems at a West Virginia juvenile correctional facility are prompting a judge to order its shutdown.
 
Judge Omar Aboulhosn wants the residents at the Harriet B. Jones Treatment Center moved by Sept. 30. He ruled during a Wednesday hearing in Kanawha Circuit Court.
 
The Harrison County facility holds 21 juvenile sex offenders and seven youths with behavioral issues. A correctional officer testified that an older offender allegedly sexually assaulted a younger resident this weekend, while the center was short-staffed. Testimony also alleged one officer sexually assaulted another officer.
 
The center is on the campus of the former Industrial Home for Youth. The judge is considering a lawsuit filed over conditions there, which is leading the state to convert that facility into an adult prison.
 

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Jul 12, 2013 at 5:26 PM
hello.my son is there and he calls me all the time crying he was sentenced to 1 yr probation then i requested help for him so the judge let my son know at a hearing that if he comes back in front of him he would be going to salem not to exceed a year.hes been off probation his year is way up and still no court date.he lets me know how the pedos let him know they are going to get what they want from him and he lets me know about how they constantly keep him in the hole (lock down) whatever it is for very long periods of time...he doesnt get his 15 min. phone call every wek like he is supposed to.is there a way to get a list of the other peoples names that have kids in here so we can try to get our kids some help?
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