At Least 7 Arrested After Near Riot at Eckerd Youth Camp
BROOKSVILLE – Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 201 Culbreath Road this evening (Eckerd Youth Ranch), after reports that dozens teenage boys were fighting at that location.
According to our sources, Staff at the facility called for help after several teens from one of the dormitories attempted to break into an adjacent Dormitory, to fight with other rival teens.
Upon their arrival, deputies managed to secure each of the three dormitories and bring the situation under control.
There are unconfirmed reports that at least 7 teens were arrested and transported to the Hernando County Jail.
There are no reports of injuries at this time.
We will bring more on this story as new information develops.
The Eckerd Youth Camp is an alternative for troubled high risk teens.
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