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Inmate’s smuggled-in cell phone could extend prison term

PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) — A prison inmate in Virginia was set to be released after serving a three-year sentence. But then he was charged with possessing a smuggled-in cell phone.The Richmond Times-Dispatch reports that Kevin Lavon Smith as a sentencing hearing on Monday...

3 cell phones seized from Asr Central Jail

Despite the deployment of CRPF personnel in the high-security Amritsar Central Jail, the instances of sneaking prohibited material, including mobile phones, into the prison continue unabated. On Saturday, the jail staff seized three mobile phones from the prison....

Five cell phones found from Central Jail, 3 inmates booked

In yet another seizure, staff of Amritsar Central Jail confiscated five mobile phones from the complex here on Tuesday. Two of them were found unclaimed while the three were recovered from three prisoners. Following the complaints lodged by the jail authorities, the...

SC prison chief wants swift approval of cellphone jamming law

By Adam Benson COLUMBIA — Lawmakers are calling for the fast-tracking of legislation that would allow contraband cellphones inside South Carolina prisons to be shut down through the power of a court order — and Gov. Henry McMaster is ready to sign it. “These illegal...

Logan County Officers catch mini cell phone contraband in shoes

by Kate Smith GUTHRIE, Okla. (KFOR) - An Oklahoma inmate received a special delivery – some pumped up kicks with a little extra boost inside. Logan County's sheriff says this is certainly something he has never seen before. Cell phones so small they glue into the...

21 more indicted in SC prison cellphone and drug smuggling

by: The Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Prosecutors say 21 more people have been indicted in a scheme to bring cellphones, tobacco, drugs and other contraband into South Carolina prisons. State Attorney General Alan Wilson said Friday the additional indictments...

Governor Stitt Orders DOC To Prevent Cellphone Access In Prisons

By: Sawyer Buccy OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma - Governor Kevin Stitt is ordering specific state agencies to figure out a plan to stop contraband cellphone issues in prisons.   The executive order comes nearly two weeks after the Department of Corrections says a group of...

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