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Posts tagged as “contraband”

Bible With Cocaine Seized at Jail, Sheriff Says

Staff reports A Corinth woman was arrested Friday for allegedly attempting to deliver a Bible containing cocaine to an inmate, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Jolona Nicole Lambert, of 54 County Road 192, was arrested by Alcorn County narcotics investigator Adam Rencher on a charge of introduction of contraband…

Man Accused of Throwing Items Over Prison Fence

Staff reports An inmate at the Alcorn County Regional Correctional Facility allegedly climbed off the roof early Saturday to retrieve contraband being thrown over the fence by two people, according to the sheriff’s office. Larry Price, 53, of Hickory Flat, and another unidentified male were allegedly throwing items over the…

Corinth Woman Charged With Introducing Contraband, Meth Possession

By Josh Mitchell/Corinth Today A 33-year-old Corinth woman was arrested Friday and charged with introduction of contraband into a correctional facility and possession of methamphetamine with intent to deliver, Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell said. Megan Veronica Ashe, of County Road 783, Corinth, was being held in the county jail…

Sheriff Praises MDOC for Major Shakedown at Local Prison

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell thanked the Mississippi Department of Corrections for its help in seizing large amounts of contraband from the state prison facility here Wednesday. “We want to thank MDOC for helping us today,” Caldwell said. “Anytime you’re dealing with a…

Woman Allegedly Brought Contraband to Alcorn County Jail

Staff reports Shannon Voyles 46, County Road 418, on Saturday was arrested and charged with introduction of contraband into a correctional facility, according to Alcorn County Sheriff Ben Caldwell. Voyles allegedly brought tobacco, Klonopin, and Neurontin into the Alcorn County Jail to pass to an inmate. She was at the…

Corrections Officer Charged with Conspiracy to Bring Contraband to Jail

By Josh Mitchell Corinth Today News Editor A man who worked as a corrections officer at the Alcorn County Jail was arrested after a search of his vehicle turned up drugs and other items that authorities believe were intended to be delivered to inmates. Ethan Wayne Little is charged with…