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Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities

On Sunday, July 18th, the Department of Corrections, Chattooga County Sheriff's Department and Georgia State Patrol conducted a joint road check at Hays State Prison. As a result, two arrests were made by the Chattooga County Sheriff's Department. Patricia Denton was charged with Possession of Marijuana and Possession with Intent, after the drug was found inside her vehicle. Denton is a contract employee at the prison. Terrie Sutton was charged with Possession of Marijuana. Sutton was going to the prison to visit an inmate. The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.

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