August 17, 2013: A fight between two groups of juvenile detainees escalated into an uprising that destroyed 18 of facility’s 20 buildings, causing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. The boys stole a guard’s radio and all of the facility’s golf carts and set a trash bin on fire. At least 61 juveniles are later charged with crimes associated with the uprising. The Avon Park Youth Academy is a private facility operated by a G4S.