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Sheets instead of towels? Vigo County Sheriff tells News 10 supervisors were not notified about the shortage

Sheriff John Plasse told News 10 jail staff handed out all available towels to inmates, however, the supervisors on duty were not notified.

Posted: Mar 26, 2019 12:15 PM
Updated: Mar 26, 2019 3:19 PM

VIGO COUNTY, Ind. (WTHI) - A shortage of towels at the Vigo County Jail left some inmates using bed sheets.

Sheriff John Plasse told News 10 jail staff handed out all available towels to inmates, however, the supervisors on duty were not notified.

That left about a dozen inmates without towels.

Sheriff Plasse said the issue was handled within 24-hours.

He told us all staff has been given the proper guidelines should something like this ever happen again.

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