By Roxanne Thompson
Although the Limestone County Detention Center, the county-owned prison, has received only a few Harris County inmates, a larger group was expected to be transferred to the LCDC on Friday, Dec. 15.
County Judge Daniel Burkeen addressed that issue and also spoke briefly on the LCDC being considered for bids on housing other Texas Department of Criminal Justice inmates, a matter discussed in executive session at the court’s Dec. 13 meeting.
Burkeen confirmed that only a dozen of the Harris County inmates had arrived in the initial transfer of inmates in early December.
“There are supposed to be some more, probably Friday,” he said. “That’s when they transport them, Fridays. A hundred or so, estimated.”
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