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Alaska prison mayhem began over order to make beds

Official: "They were like a kid throwing a tantrum"

By Lisa Demer

ADN

ANCHORAGE — This week's disturbance at Spring Creek Correctional Center in Seward was sparked by inmates upset over a directive to make their beds and clean their rooms, a top Department of Corrections official said Thursday.

The acting superintendent for the Spring Creek, Dean Marshall, had sent out a memo saying the inmates in the segregation unit needed to participate in the morning inspection, said Bryan Brandenburg, director of institutions.

"They took offense to that. They are our most disruptive inmates. They took that as a challenge they were not going to comply," he said. "They were like a kid throwing a tantrum."

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