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County Signs Juvenile Detention Agreement


When an adult breaks the law, depending on the infraction, he earns a period of time away from society. If a juvenile is found guilty of a crime requiring incarceration, the process quickly gets complicated. There is specific housing, separation from adult population and possible therapy programs.

The process is further complicated by the lack of available residential facilities, according to Cheyenne County Attorney Paul Schaub.

In the July 20 meeting of the Cheyenne County Commissioners, the commissioners renewed a contract with Lancaster County Youth Services Center for juvenile detentio...

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