Updated 3 p.m.
May 6, 2010 (San Diego) – A lockdown was been ordered earlier this afternoon at the George Bailey Detention Facility in Otay Mesa, a detention information assistant at the facility confirmed.
Incident Page Network informed East County Magazine at 1:03 p.m. that a riot occurred, resulting in “mass casualties” and a request for multiple medic units for victims.
The Sheriff has now issued a press release stating that approximately 35 African-American and Hispanic inmates engaged in an altercation. Non-lethal force was used to disperse the prisoners. Three inmates were transported to a medical facility for treatment of injuries.
No further details are available at this time.