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Contraband Arrest at Rutledge State Prison

As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 820 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.

On May 22, Rutledge State Prison Correctional Officer Raymourn Brown was arrested by Muscogee County Sheriff's Department and charged with possession of marijuana, Violation of Oath by a Public Officer, and interdiction of contraband. A vehicle search of Officer Brown's car revealed one gram of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. A strip search was also conducted on Officer Brown and one pack of Newport cigarettes was detected on his person.

The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.



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