LOCAL JAIL INMATE SENTENCED FOR PART IN JAIL UPRISING

  

Kevin Ealey (Washington Co. Jail)

A Brenham man has been sentenced to 20 years in prison for his part in a prisoner uprising earlier this year at the Washington County Jail.

30-year old Kevin Wayne Ealey pleaded guilty, Tuesday, to Riot Participation.  Ealey was one of twelve Washington County Jail inmates who created a disturbance when they protested jail conditions by rushing a guard and triggering a fire alarm.

Ealey was sentenced to 20 years in prison on the Second Degree Felony.

Ealey was also sentenced on a trio of drug charges.  He was sentenced to 20 years on each of three counts: two for Manufacture or Delivery of a Controlled Substance and Possession of a Controlled Substance.

All sentences will run concurrently.