December 25, 2022

Contraband Arrest 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 1,958 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.

On November 27 at Baldwin State Prison, a vehicle was spotted parked near the facility. A search by Milledgeville Police Department and the GDC Canine Unit found multiple bundles of contraband. Civilian Cornell Aldridge was arrested and transported to the Baldwin County Jail.

On November 23 at Calhoun State Prison, a drone was spotted flying over the facility. A search of facility grounds found the following contraband: marijuana, tobacco, cell phones, and cell phone charging cords. Calhoun County Sheriff's Office arrested Civilian Sherrell Kerbo and transported her to the Calhoun County Jail.