PECOS — Law enforcement authorities worked on Sunday to restore order at a privately run federal prison in West Texas, where a riot broke out a day earlier.
Texas Department of Public Safety spokeswoman Tela Mange said inmates were in the prison yard at one of the units that make up the Reeves County Detention Center.
The riot is the second in less than two months at the facility, which includes three units. The first was at the prison’s No. 3 unit. Saturday’s disturbance was at the center where units No. 1 and No. 2 are housed.
Officers from various agencies, including the DPS, remained on the scene on Sunday.