Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
**MORE THAN 744 CIVILIANS AND 169 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**
1.On November 2, 2014 at Valdosta State Prison, visitor Jackie Rose attempted to enter the facility when staff discovered two M&M bags full of tobacco (approximately one ounce) on her person. Visitor Rose was arrested by the Lowndes County Sheriffâ€™s Office.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.