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Chipped paint and graffiti in a cell at the Adams County Jail. In addition to the worn appearance, there are maintenance issues that cause safety concerns for both jailers and inmates.

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Safety concern: Adams Co. Jail in need of repairs, staffing to reopen
March 15, 2023 1:30 a.m.

Safety concern: Adams Co. Jail in need of repairs, staffing to reopen

RITZVILLE — Adams County Sheriff Dale Wagner said the situation facing Adams County in its efforts to reopen and maintain the county jail is not unique. “There are a couple of sheriffs who called me (recently) and said, ‘How did you shut your jail down? Because we can’t do it right now.’ Everybody is dealing with it,” he said...