Inmates reportedly caused more than $200,000 in damage at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center in early January. (Source: WOIO)

via Cleveland19:

The eyebrow-raising disturbance at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Justice Center caused more than $200,000 in damage, according to preliminary estimates.

It is a facility that has been at the center of repeated reform efforts. which has come under renewed scrutiny given the costly unrest.

Photos of the damage show broken out windows, overturned furniture and plumbing damage.

Prosecutor Michael O’Malley had a grim but accurate assessment of the situation saying, “Could it happen again? Absolutely. Could it be worse, could there be more damages, perhaps death? Anything’s possible.”

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