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SC inmate with 10 cellphone violations planned revenge killing

By: JEFFREY COLLINS, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. - A sheriff says an inmate serving a murder sentence in a South Carolina prison orchestrated the revenge killing of a woman from behind bars using contraband cellphones. Laurens County Sheriff Don Reynolds said...

New powers to cut off illicit mobile phones used in prisons

Jails in England and Wales can seek orders requiring mobile network operators to blacklist handsets and disconnect sim cards New powers to cut off illicit mobile phones used by prisoners to run criminal operations have been introduced in jails across England and...

Contraband cellphones in prisons quickly becoming a national crisis

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) - Cellphones are just about everywhere these days, including, it turns out, our nation’s prisons. They’re dropped in by drones, thrown over jail walls, and even smuggled in by Corrections Officers. And it's all illegal. This...

Seven inmates were killed and another 17 were injured

Seven inmates were killed and another 17 were injured following a prison inmate-on-inmate riot at Lee Correctional Institution. Prison guards, then SWAT teams and then Fire & Rescue teams ultimately broke up the multiple-hour altercation. What could have...

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