Jail altercation under investigation

CNJ staff

The Curry County Sheriff’s Office is investigating an altercation between inmates Monday at the jail.

Deputies were called to the jail around 8 p.m. for a report of an inmate injured in a fight, records show.

Undersheriff Wesley Waller confirmed there was an altercation between two inmates that resulted in treatment of injuries at Plains Regional Medical Center.

Waller said the investigation is anticipated to conclude Wednesday and declined to comment further, citing an ongoing investigation.