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Oklahoma prison officials say cellphone jamming would help

By Associated Press OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Thousands of illegal cellphones are making it into the hands of prison inmates who use the devices to commit crimes, but prison officials say they're prohibited from using one of the most effective tools to stop it - jamming...

Judges crack down on illicit inmate cellphones

By DON THOMPSON FILE - In this April 10, 2009, file photo, Correctional Officer Jose Sandoval inspects one of the more than 2,000 cell phones confiscated from inmates at California State Prison, Solano in Vacaville, Calif. Judges in California and South Carolina have...

Inmate helped run drug trafficking ring using cell phone from prison

By Lucas Daprile An inmate at one of South Carolina’s prisons helped run a drug trafficking ring using a contraband mobile phone from his cell, a jury found Friday. Glenn Pernell, an inmate at Lieber Correctional Institution in Ridgeville, was convicted on federal...

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