BRPD arrest man accused of contraband smuggling

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Posted: Jun 2, 2014 4:36 PM by Brock Sues
Updated: Jun 2, 2014 4:36 PM
Source: WBRZ

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Topics: terry wright, arrest, stolen goods, contraband, smuggling, la workforce commission

BATON ROUGE - Law enforcement said they arrested a man accused of attempting to bring stolen goods to an inmate in EBR Parish Prison.

Police arrested 44-year-old Terry Wright on suspicion of entering contraband into a penal institution on Sunday.

Police said a patrolling officer on Airline Hwy. saw a van parked next to a dumpster at a closed business and approached to investigate.

Wright, a driver for the Louisiana Workforce Commission, said he was at the location to pick up a package for an inmate, according to officials.

Police said Wright acknowledged that he knew what he was doing was against the law and they placed him under arrest.

Law enforcement said the property Wright was picking up was stolen from the closed business

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