July 3, 2019 – A Ground Breaking Ceremony was held for the Construction of New Dormitory Building and Construction of Perimeter Fence of San Juan District Jail on its new location at San Juan, Southern Leyte.

Present during the ceremony were J/CSupt Edwin B Riel, Regional Director of the Jail Bureau, together with Hon. Virgilio Mortera – Municipal Mayor of San Juan, Rev. Fr. Junex Alfeche – San Juan Parish Priest, J/SInsp Marvin L Cubio – Regional Engineer, J/Insp Alfie D Paraiso – District Jail Warden of San Juan, Hon. J Carbonilla – Brgy. Captain, Engr. Jimmy Merquita – Municipal Engineer, and personnel of San Juan District Jail.