Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
**MORE THAN 650 CIVILIANS AND 129 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**
1) On October 7, 2013 at Telfair State Prison, an alarm was triggered and a juvenile was apprehended by the Telfair County Sheriffâ€™s Office near the firing range. The juvenile had a canvas bag which contained 11 cell phones with chargers, five packs of tobacco with rolling papers and a small package of marijuana. The vehicle that dropped off the juvenile was located by the Telfair County Sheriffâ€™s Office and civilians Anthony Neely, William Sulton White and Desmond Tucker were arrested.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.