On Sunday, February 20, 2011 Briahna Head was arrested at Autry State Prison in Pelham. Head was at the facility visiting an inmate when an officer observed her on a live video feed placing something in a bag and giving it to the inmate. The inmate was searched and officers found marijuana. The Mitchell County Sheriff's Office assisted.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.