Articles Tagged with contraband

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A Florida man was busted after allegedly telling the police that the substances in his backpack that reportedly tested positive for illegal drugs were baking supplies.

Just after 3:00 am on December 31, 30-year-old Jethro Geneus from Fort Pierce was a passenger in Honda that was pulled over by the police.

When the authorities were interacting with the driver and Geneus, they reported that Geneus shifted his legs and appeared to move something on the floor of the vehicle.

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Though a woman allegedly tried several antics to avoid a Christmas Eve arrest, she was ultimately unsuccessful and taken into custody.

34-year-old Renee Whiddon resides in West Monroe, Louisiana.

On December 24, Whiddon was reportedly driving her vehicle through town around 4:30 am.

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A corrections officer who worked at a South Carolina prison has lost her job and is facing many charges after she was accused of attempting to bring several illicit substances into the maximum-security men’s prison.

33-year-old Ashley Nickole Williams was recently employed as a guard at the McCormick Correctional Institution for men in McCormick.

The woman, who lives about 25-miles away in Greenwood, reportedly showed up at the prison on October 30 while carrying personal items.

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A now-retired female corrections officer at the Idaho Department of Correction has been accused of sharing nude photos and having sexual relations with an inmate inside the prison’s haircut facility.

29-year-old Miranda Rose Ackerman began working with the Idaho Maximum Security Institution as a corrections officer in 2016. She reportedly used the name Miranda Jefferds while working at the facility.

At the beginning of April 2020, Ackerman turned in her resignation and left her position.

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A Florida man has been accused of causing his neighbors to fear for their lives after allegedly threatening them with a pellet gun.

On October 28, New Port Richey resident Derick Wade Tidwell allegedly pulled a pellet gun that operates with air-power on his neighbors and threatened to kill them, but they reportedly believed that the gun was a shotgun or rifle and that they were in serious danger. The 46-year-old allegedly told them, “I’m going to put you in the ground.”

The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office intervened and placed Tidwell under arrest for the accusation, and he was transported to the Land O’Lakes Detention Center.

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The 75-year-old mother of a convicted felon who is serving his sentence at a county jail in Louisiana has been accused of attempting to get drugs to her son by dropping them off at an inmate work crew job site.

Arcadia resident Judy Futch’s 46-year-old son Derrek is currently an inmate at the Ouachita Correctional Center.

Last Monday, an Ouachita Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy reportedly found a stash of Suboxone, a prescription drug often used for treating opioid dependency, at a work crew job site where inmates are taken to perform labor.

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When a Tampa woman went to the police station to turn herself in for an active warrant, she was allegedly found with many pills stuffed in the lining of her hairpiece before she was taken into the jail.

31-year-old Arayia Hudson learned that she had a warrant out for her arrest due to an alleged violation of the terms of her probation.

On July 31, Hudson went to the Pasco County jail outside of Tampa to turn herself in. When the woman arrived she was taken into the area of the facility where body searches are performed before an inmate is incarcerated.

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A Colorado prison guard has been accused of attempting to smuggle a contraband-filled burrito inside of the prison with the alleged intention of distributing the contents.

27-year-old Trevor Martineau has been employed as a corrections officer at the Buena Vista Correctional Facility; a men’s state prison in Buena Vista County, Colorado. Martineau was hired on at the site in August 2018.

At the end of June, a few inmates of the facility passed on information to an investigator working at the prison regarding knowledge they obtained about Martineau allegedly taking advantage of his position by filtering in narcotics.

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A woman allegedly in possession of a t-shirt gun outside of a correctional facility was arrested after officers claimed they saw a package containing illicit materials fly over the fence, and they targeted her as the shooter.

On Sunday morning, a vehicle reportedly pulled up to the barrier around the North Fork Correctional Center in Sayre, Oklahoma, a few hours away from Oklahoma City.

Guards on duty at the prison reported that they viewed an item propelling through the air after it breached the fencing around the facility.

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A woman accused of stealing a man’s high-end watches reportedly tried to conceal them inside of her body before she was apprehended by the authorities.

A pair who met and spent time together inside of a nightclub in Miami Beach allegedly decided to leave the establishment and have a nightcap in the man’s nearby hotel room.

It was reported that the two had drinks together in the man’s room at the Clarion Suites into early morning hours. When the man excused himself to use the restroom, he returned to find that a Crown Royal bag he had that contained five watches worth just over $100,000 was not where he had left it.

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