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Adams County Sheriff’s Office staff painted some sections of the jail on their off time, said Sheriff Dale Wagner. However, the maintenance needs at the facility are more intensive than a coat of paint will fix. Other concerns include airflow, occasional water leaks and other issues which can create health concerns for staff at the jail.

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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...