A former juvenile corrections officers knows the violent side of Devin Almejo all too well. Almejo is the 20-year-old Mesa man accused of trying to hire an undercover officer to kill his grandfather. The
As a corrections officer, "Sara" said she interacted with Almejo every day for several months at the Adobe Mountain juvenile facility – until one day he blind sided her with a brutal beating. "He was trying to take me out," she said. "And, I could feel it with every hit he landed in my temple."