Prison unit in Navasota damaged by storms

NAVASOTA The following is a news release from the Texas Department of Criminal Justice:

The Pack Unit in Navasota sustained some damage at approximately 4 pm from what appears to be a tornado. All offenders and staff are accounted for and there are no reported injuries. Two pickets at the prison and a building outside of the perimeter fence suffered damage to their roofs. Debris and downed powerlines are being reported in the area. If offender families have questions, call 936-437-4927.

The Wallace Pack Unit is a Texas Department of Criminal Justice prison in unincorporated Grimes County, 5 miles south of Navasota. It is along Farm to Market Road 1227.