As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 792 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.
- On January 17, at Autry State Prison, Visitor Xakedra Curry attempted to enter for visitation but could not clear the metal detector. A subsequent search revealed she was in possession of marijuana wrapped in black electrical tape in waist of her pants. Visitor Curry was arrested by Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department.
The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.