New administrator hired at juvenile detention center

CNJ staff

Tori Sandoval has been hired as administrator of the Curry County Juvenile Detention Center.

Sandoval has been serving as interim administrator since the Jan. 12 resignation of Lucy Deluna, according to a press release.

Previously a lieutenant at the adult detention center and in her third year with the county, she was transferred to the facility when Deluna resigned, the release said.

She was hired at a salary of $38,000, County Manager Lance Pyle said Tuesday.

“I look forward to working with Mr. Pyle, the County Jail Committee, the County Commissioners, law enforcement community, state agencies, and the public in my new role as the Juvenile Detention Administrator,” Sandoval said in the release.