Spring break jail in Panama City Beach helps law enforcement stay on the streets (photos)Rickey Stokes
Posted by: RStokes
Date: Mar 29 2013 2:29 PM
The two holding cells at the Bay County Sheriff's Office's mobile booking center in Panama City Beach are simple, rectangular structures with wooden frames, chain-link walls and roofs, and rubber floors with a deliberate slant to clean up after the often highly-intoxicated detainees who wait there for a van to take them to the main Bay County Jail. If not for the L-shaped wooden benches inside, the jail cells would be easy to mistake for dog kennels.
It's the last thing most students imagined when planning to spend their spring break in Panama City Beach, but for 561 people and counting this March, it's become a reality