BPD helps quell Bradenton Juvenile Detention Center melee

December 25, 2013 

BRADENTON -- The Bradenton Police Department was called at 5:52 p.m. Christmas Eve to quell a melee caused by 20 detainees at the Juvenile Detention Center, 1803 Fifth St. W.

The BPD reported JDC staff requested help to calm 20 inmates causing a disturbance and refusing to obey commands.

BPD officers reportedly entered and remained on scene until JDC staff regained control.

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