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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 355 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state. ​​​



1) On August 11, 2012, Visitor Nicely Scott was caught in the visitor bathroom at Hays State Prison with 17 small balloons filled with marijuana. The Chattooga County Sheriff's Department assisted with the arrest.

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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