Contraband Arrests at GDC Facilities
On Monday, May 23, 2011, Officer Latoya Lewis was arrested at Lee State Prison in Leesburg. She attempted to enter the facility with marijuana in her possession. The Lee County Sheriff's Department assisted.
On Monday, May 30, 2011, Dana Gosch was arrested at Wilcox State Prison in Abbeville. She was at the facility visiting an inmate when an officer observed the inmate swallow a balloon. Officers searched a potato chip bag and found balloons of marijuana. The Wilcox 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.