Interview: Corrections Commissioner Rob Hofmann

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A few weeks ago some inmates at the Marble Valley Regional Correctional Facility in Rutland took part in what officials called a prison disturbance.

The inmates refused to be locked in their cells, and the resulting mayhem caused tens of thousands of dollars worth of damage. One prisoner was assaulted by others and had to go to the hospital. Another involved inmate was sent to the Emergency Room with chest pains.

Earlier this week, inmates were returned to the damaged unit. And an investigation by the Vermont State Police is still underway.

Corrections Commissioner Rob Hofmann says the disturbance was confined to one area, and many of those involved were in the wrong place at the wrong time:

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