Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
**MORE THAN 767 CIVILIANS AND 179 STAFF MEMBERS HAVE BEEN ARRESTED TO DATE FOR ATTEMPTING TO INTRODUCE CONTRABAND INTO GDC FACILITIES.**
- On April 4, 2015 at Wilcox State Prison, visitor Liquinciya Pressley was attempting to enter the facility when staff noticed a strong odor of marijuana on her person. Pressley consented to a search and staff found ten small balloons of marijuana (approximate weight unknown) hidden on her person. Visitor Liquinciya Pressley was arrested by the Abbeville Police Department.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.