Clovis inmate moved from jail to prison after violence

Posted at: 03/18/2013 10:10 AM
By: The Associated Press

CLOVIS, N.M. (AP) - A prisoner awaiting trial in a Clovis home-invasion killing has been moved to a state prison in the wake of several violent incidents in the Curry County Jail.

Jail Administrator Tori Sandoval says 31-year-old Jimmy Reagan was moved Friday to an undisclosed prison equipped to handle violent inmates.

Reagan faces murder and numerous other felony charges in a June 6 home invasion in which elementary school janitor Shondel Lofton was killed.

The Clovis News-Journal reports that Regan most recently is accused of stabbing a detention officer in the face with a pencil on March 9.

Reagan was previously involved in Jan. 18 and Feb. 21 violent incidents at the jail, and he now faces additional charges of felony battery of a peace officer.

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