Swanson Correctional Inmates Arrested After Dorm Fight | KTVE
MONROE, The. (KTVE/KARD) — On Wednesday, May 25, 2022, shortly before 12:30 p.m., Monroe police responded to a disturbance at the Swanson Correctional Center for Youth. Officers learned that several inmates were involved in a physical altercation inside one of the dorms.
During the fight, the inmates jammed and barricaded the doors preventing people from entering. According to officers, a corrections officer was inside the dormitory at the time of the incident and was threatened with violence if he attempted to leave the area.
With the help of Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Deputies, authorities took control of the situation and 7 inmates were taken into custody. Police say Jakwon Prince, 18, Datreyveus Manuel, 18, and Michael Pradia, 18, were removed from the facility and transported to Ouachita Correctional Center. They were charged with criminal damage to property and false imprisonment with a dangerous weapon.
The other four minors remained at Swanson Correctional Center with charges pending.