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Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
**MORE THAN 764 CIVILIANS AND 172 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**
- On February 28, 2015 at Johnson State Prison, K-9 unit alerted on a vehicle driven by visitor Amanda Nicole Harper. The vehicle was searched and a small amount of marijuana was located in the console of the vehicle. Visitor Harper would not comply to a search but did admit to having marijuana on her person. Amanda Harper was arrested by the Johnson County Sheriffâ€™s Office, searched and 10 grams of marijuana was found inside her pants.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.