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Prison officer detained at Golden Grove for contraband

Prison officer detained at Golden Grove for contraband

A prison officer was arrested at the Golden Grove facility yesterday.

On its Facebook page, the Prison Service said the officer who was under surveillance for some time was searched and several illegal items were found – cigarettes and Bamboo paper.

Further searches were carried out on his locker and vehicle and more of the items were discovered.

The officer was taken to the Arouca Police Station where he was charged and given Signed Bail.

Prisons’ Commissioner Gerard Wilson praised officers for their increased awareness and enhanced diligence in fighting against those who bring the service into disrepute.

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December 6th, 2018

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