Warden: Standard procedures for Sandusky in jail

GENARO C. ARMAS Associated Press Published:

STATE COLLEGE, Pa. (AP) -- The warden of the Pennsylvania jail holding Jerry Sandusky on additional child sex-abuse charges says the facility is following standard procedure with the former Penn State assistant football coach.

Centre County Correctional Facility Warden Edward DeSabato says Sandusky is still in custody Thursday morning. Sandusky could not immediately pay $250,000 bail after authorities filed new charges Wednesday based on claims of two new accusers.

Sandusky now faces criminal accusations from 10 young men and more than 50 charges stemming from alleged assaults over 15 years.

DeSabato says Sandusky currently has his own cell in an area of the facility where new prisoners are evaluated for 48 to 72 hours. He says officials typically take the time to determine the level of security needed for new prisoners.

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