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Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities

As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 340 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state. ​​


1) On July 17, 2012, Civilian Regina Fullins attempted to drop off 44 grams of marijuana at an inmate work detail. Civilian Fullins was arrested by the Floyd County Sheriff's Department.

2) On July 21, 2012, Visitor Tamela Kemp attempted to bring in a watch/cellphone during visitation at Riverbend Correctional Facility. The Milledgeville Police Department arrested visitor Kemp.

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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