Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities

**MORE THAN 320 CIVILIANS AND 61 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**

1) On Tuesday, January 3, 2012, Yugan Holden and Edward Golden were arrested by the Telfair County Sheriff's Department after they were observed throwing contraband over a perimeter fence at Telfair State Prison in Helena. Authorities recovered the following contraband: nine cell phones, seven chargers, six packs of rolling papers and five pounds of tobacco.

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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