Guam - Vice Speaker B.J. Cruz is urging Governor Eddie Calvo and Lieutenant Governor Ray Tenorio to personally assess the situation at the Department of Youth Affairs. On Monday, the vice speaker along with senators Tony Ada and Chris Duenas toured the Mangilao facility with acting director Adonis Mendiola.
Cruz says the overcrowding situation has reached a crisis point with the number of youth incarcerated. He said critical staff positions must be filled immediately.
He's asked the governor to visit the facility saying awareness and acknowledgement is the first step in addressing the problem.