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Contraband Arrest at Rogers 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 817 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.

1. On May 5 at Rogers State Prison, the Tattnall County Sheriff's Office pulled over a suspicious vehicle near the facility. Officers searched the vehicle and found 148 packs of tobacco, one pack of meth, and six flip phones. Tattnall County Sheriff's Officers arrested Kelly Head, Henry Whitley (parolee), and Guy Hightower. 

The Department of Corrections is committed to identifying and pursuing prosecution of those persons who attempt to introduce contraband into state facilities.


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