September 08, 2020

Contraband Arrests at Multiple State Prisons

As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 1,351 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.

On September 4 at Rogers State Prison, an officer observed two civilians drop a black bag of contraband near the facility. The bag contained multiple grams of loose tobacco. Civilians Quantravious Williams and Fredrick Hawkins were arrested and transported to the Tattnall County Jail.

On September 2 at Dooly State Prison, a person was observed in the wood line behind the facility. A search found an unidentified male with a bag of unknown contraband who was arrested by the Dooly County Sheriff's Office.