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Contraband Arrest at Dodge State Prison and Hays State Prison
As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 1,004 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.
On December 4 at Dodge State Prison, the front Portal Sergeants detected a marijuana odor coming from Officer Latoni Gilbert. Officer Gilbert admitted to having marijuana on her person. Officer Gilbert was arrested by Dodge County Sheriff’s Office.
On December 5 at Hays State Prison, Aramark Food Service Director Diego Vega was arrested by the Office of Professional Standards. Vega had given liquor and drugs to inmates, as well as, brought a weapon onto prison grounds. He was transported to Chattooga County Sheriff’s Office.