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.
- 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 Sheriffâ€™s office.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.