On January 1 at Central State Prison, Contract Nurse Nanantara Pless was unable to clear the metal detector upon entering the facility. A search found contraband in her folder. Nurse Pless was arrested and transported to the Bibb County Jail.
On December 28 at Telfair State Prison, Food service worker Laveon Williams was found with contraband as she entered the facility. Williams was arrested and transported to the Telfair County Jail.