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  • BRPD arrest man accused of contraband smuggling

    June 2, 2014 4:36 PM

    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.... more »
  • Tangipahoa Parish battling jail contraband check to see if lock exists for regeneration Play Video

    March 21, 2014 4:38 PM

    AMITE - Law enforcement in Tangipahoa Parish is on the lookout for someone leaving cell phones and drugs stashed behind the parish jail. Amite City Police got a tip Tuesday and found a stash of $7,000 worth of prison contraband along a jail fence. Officers found a pound of... more »
  • Sex, drugs and contraband

    June 5, 2013 7:53 PM

    BALTIMORE, MARYLAND- An unfolding scandal with allegations of sex, drugs and access to contraband cell phones surrounds a jail in downtown Baltimore. It has led to an indictment charging 25 prisoners, corrections officers and outside suppliers with a contraband conspiracy. The indictment says one prisoner impregnated four female corrections... more »
  • Five arrested for breaking into prison Play Video

    January 12, 2012 6:23 PM

    LIVINGSTON - Investigators arrested five people they said were trying to smuggle drugs, cell phones and tobacco into Livingston Parish Prison by cutting a hole in a fence and throwing the packages on top of a mesh-type fencing above the exercise yard. Deputies arrested 40-year-old Lucretia Simmonswhite, 17-year-old Haley... more »
  • Lil Boosie faces new charges

    July 15, 2011 4:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE- Baton Rouge rapper, Torrence "Lil Boosie" Hatch was indicted Thursday and is accused of trying to smuggle drugs into a second state prison. The 28-year-old rapper is accused of trying to get codeine into the Louisiana State Penitentiary at Angola. Hatch, who is serving time on... more »
  • Angola officers arrested for contraband

    May 7, 2011 9:48 AM

    ANGOLA, La.- Two Louisiana State Penitentiary sergeants are accused of bringing contraband into the prison. Warden Burl Cain says it's frustrating to deal with corrupt officials while preparing for a record-setting crest on the adjacent Mississippi River. A statement from the prison said Sergeants Carlton Bailey and Autry... more »
  • LSP guard accused of contraband

    March 4, 2011 11:15 AM

    ANGOLA - A security officer at the Louisiana State Penitentiary has been accused of trying to bring marijuana and alcohol into the prison. West Felciana Parish sheriff's Maj. Archer Lee says 21-year-old Darius Montgomery, of Woodville, Miss., was arrested after contraband was found late Wednesday. Lee described the... more »

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