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

  1. On June 29, 2015, at Calhoun State Prison, K9 unit alerted on vehicle belonging to visitor Lynesha Foster. A search was conducted and a small plastic bag with one (1) gram of cocaine was found inside the purse of visitor Lynesha Foster. Foster was arrested by the Calhoun County Sheriff’s office.

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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