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.
- 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.