Wednesday 24 April, 2019

Senior prison officer held with weed in snack packs, juice boxes

A senior prisons officer was detained on Saturday after he was found with marijuana and cigarettes concealed in cheese snack packs and juice boxes at the Carrera Prison.

The officer is said to have at least 20-year service.

According to reports, the officer, who is said to have at least 20 years’ service, was searched when he arrived for work at the prison around one p.m.

He was found to be in possession of several contraband items including cigarettes and marijuana concealed in Cheese Puff packs and juice boxes.

Cell phones and lighters were also discovered.

He is expected to appear in court on Monday.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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