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

  1. On October 29, at Smith State Prison, Officer Jessica Norwood made several attempts to clear the metal detector but was unsuccessful. A subsequent search determined that she had 15.7 ounces of tobacco in six vaccumed sealed bags wrapped in black electrical tape on her person. She was arrested by Glennville Police Department.

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