Bangor Mountain View Youth Center Inmates Jaw Broken As Part Of Initiation?


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By Nok-Noi Ricker, BDN Staff

Posted July 27, 2013, at 8:39 a.m.

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Roger and Roxanne Ewer of Charleston talk about their grandson who was beaten by inmates at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston on Sunday afternoon and suffered a broken jaw.
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Roger and Roxanne Ewer of Charleston talk about their grandson who was beaten by inmates at the Mountain View Youth Development Center in Charleston on Sunday afternoon and suffered a broken jaw. Buy Photo

BANGOR, Maine — A 16-year-old inmate at Mountain View Youth Development Center underwent surgery early Wednesday to repair a broken jaw he suffered during the latest in a series of “initiation” fights at the Charleston-based correctional facility, according to his grandparents, who are also the boy’s legal guardians.

“They call it a beat down,” Roger Ewer said, describing the July 21 incident that led to his adopted son’s injury as something similar to a fight club that pits young inmates against each other.

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The youth correctional facility in Charleston houses up to 133 detained and committed juveniles and young adults ages 11 to 21, according to its website. It has a staff of 171 employees. …

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