California Rehabilitation Center

Four inmates transported to local hospitals with multiple puncture wounds

NORCO – The California Rehabilitation Center (CRC) was the location of a riot on Sunday morning, October 10, 2010. Approximately 10-15 inmates were involved in the fighting in Dormitory 107. The incident was quelled by Correctional Officers (first responders) assigned to the area.

Four inmates were transported to local area hospitals with serious injuries. These injuries consisted of multiple puncture and stab wounds, however, none are life threatening. The remaining inmates suffered scrapes, small lacerations, bruising and are being medically treated on grounds. All involved inmates will be transported to the California Institution for Men and placed in Administrative Segregation.

CRC remains on lock-down pending the results of an investigation identifying other participants and the reasons why the riot occurred.

CONTACT B. R. Davis (951) 273-2920 or (951) 712-5760 Blackberry