BIG SPRING, TX (KWES) - According to the Federal Bureau of Prisons, all visiting at the Federal Correctional Institution Big Spring has been suspended until further notice.
The prison, home to 1,228 inmates, stated on Friday, June 8, the inmate population at the FCI Big Spring failed to report to their assigned work details.
Staff secured the housing units, and the institution was placed on limited operational status.
The prison is conducting an internal investigation and plans to return to full operational status as soon as possible.
There were no staff or inmate injuries, and at no time was the public in danger.