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Jailhouse blues

Monroe County’s facility is so bad no one is housed there

April 9, 2014
By Jasmine Rogers - The Marietta Times (jrogers@mariettatimes.com) , The Marietta Times

WOODSFIELD-Signs of attempted modernization can be seen scattered throughout the 136-year-old Monroe County jail. A large tube television rests on a cart right outside the grated metal bars of the jail's one four-person cell. Mounted on the crumbling concrete walls of the room, closed circuit cameras monitor the cell and an intercom inside connects to the sheriff's office dispatch center.

 
 

 

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