Articles Tagged with contraband

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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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When police responded to a call about a man who was allegedly causing problems inside of an establishment due to the belief that he was drunk they reported that he claimed to try to share knowledge of how the universe works, and upon his arrest, he was accused of possessing drugs.

The owner of Crawdaddy’s N’awlins Grill & Raw Bar had placed a call to the authorities when he felt that one of the men inside of the establishment was drunken and behaving in a disorderly manner. The proprietor said that he asked the person to exit the bar but he would not comply.

Just after 1:00 pm, a sheriff’s deputy arrived at the bar and the owner alleged that the offender was 42-year-old James Sutton.

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A man was riding a bicycle through the streets of Jensen Beach near midnight when local deputies in the area noticed that the bike was lacking lights, making him less visible to drivers on the road.

When the deputies stopped the man regarding his absence of front and rear lights, they reported that he did not want to cooperate and he would not disclose his name to them. The man then allegedly tried to continue on his way but the deputies prevented him from leaving the vicinity.

The man, identified as 22-year-old Jabari Schweitzer, was reportedly carrying a bag and during a search of the contents, a deputy discovered a baggie inside containing just under two-and-a-half ounces of what they suspected was drugs.

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A 68-year-old woman was arrested for bringing contraband into a prison when she gave her grandson a bag of Doritos that she said she was unaware contained illegal substances.

Tennessee resident Sarah Griffin is the grandmother of Cody Clements who is currently serving time at the Shelby County Corrections facility. Griffin paid a visit to her grandson on Saturday and brought him a bag of Doritos chips.

An officer working at the facility noticed when Clements was passed the Doritos by his grandmother and he approached the inmate. The officer reported that he asked Clements to relinquish the snack bag and before handing it over Clements purportedly removed an object from the bag.

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A jailed inmate and his attorney are facing federal charges for a scheme to allegedly distribute drugs to an Anchorage Correctional Complex for sale between inmates, according to federal prosecutors.

Kit Lee Karjala, a 54 year-old attorney and her 33 year old client, Christopher Brandon Miller, an inmate at the ACC, are charged with distribution of, and possession with intent to distribute controlled substances, drug conspiracy, and providing and possessing contraband in prison.

A statement made by the Alaska U.S. attorney’s office on Thursday said that Karjala and four other inmates allegedly started this smuggling ring during the second half of last year and continued “until the present”. Prosecutors claim that Karjala allegedly took advantage of her attorney-client visits to smuggle drugs to Miller, and also other inmates that were not her clients. Karjala would allegedly transfer the drugs while blocking the cameras and then the inmate would allegedly carry the drugs “inside his body” into the jail, according to the statement.