"To our superiors," he replied.
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This former YDC inmate says juveniles are buying the contraband from select guards. In September, juvenile guard Shawn Tice was fired and charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to distribute.
picture 86 reported incidents of employee misconduct during the first 10 months of this year, ranking Augusta's YDC as the second highest in the state.
"Was it a bit of a gang atmosphere?" Gardner asked.
"If they don't get their way, they pout like little kids and light their cell on fire. I see that got to get Nike Kyrie Irving 1
Insiders say it's things like cigarettes, cellphones, pot and alcohol disguised in soda bottles.
He says these practices are embedded and have long been accepted.
"You've had a superior tell you that?" asked News 12's Lynnsey Gardner.
"Definitely," he said. "Three of the units are set up in a gang atmosphere and they are running around and they are allowed to. They tattoo each other and the staff. I know, the ones that report it, nothing gets done about it. It just gets to where it's a waste of time to even try."
But even all that wasn't enough to make him quit it was something else.
Augusta's YDC was No. 1 for substantial damage to state property by juveniles. There have been 12 total incidents, including 10 fires.
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Sharp to handle some inmates that are a real problem to manage.
The lieutenant he spoke of no longer works there, either.
"There was a cellphone found our lieutenant called some of the numbers on it and found one of the guards was on that phone. He reported it to one of his superiors and it got swept under the rug," said the former guard.
Another problem in the YDC is the contraband that makes its way inside the walls of the facility. There have been 104 instances in just 10 months, making Augusta the second highest in the state.
This former guard and military veteran continued to tell of a culture of fear coming out of the Augusta YDC.
the kid out of there and put it out, evacuate the unit and if you're by yourself, that's hard to do," he said.
"Filled with vodka, moonshine, whatever you want . buy it for $10 and make $40," a former inmate said.
"I had a kid tell me one time that he received notes he was going to get jumped and I report it to try to get him into a protective custody area and the sergeant on duty says, 'He deserves it, leave him there.' That's happened before," he said.
As for the fighting like the beating that killed Holder in his single cell that was supposed to confine and protect him there were 131 reported physical fights by inmates within a 10 month period. There have also been four documented riots.
"I couldn't handle the 20 hour shifts days we had to work," he said. "You can't be sharp when you're tired."
"Right," he replied.
scale inside. An example the guard calls a contraband problem so vast he couldn't fight it.
The data from the Department of Juvenile Justice shows an unsettling truth, echoed by a former guard who wants to hide his identity because of what he says is corruption at the YDC.
"There is staff in there that is just as corrupt as anybody who's behind bars," he said. "That's why we can't show our face, because they'll come after us, too."
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His car was parked at the neighboring Regional Youth Detention Center facility with 10 bags of pot and a Nike Zoom Kobe 5
"We're a mental health facility. That means they got issues in in the first place," he said.
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