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Contraband Arrest at Telfair 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 1,237 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the state.
On May 27 at Telfair State Prison, civilian Vontessa Sutton consented to a search after entering the facility. During the search, security staff discovered 8 grams of marijuana and 8 grams of tobacco. Sutton was arrested by the Telfair County Sheriff’s Office.