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Contraband Arrest at Wilcox State Prison and Jenkins Correctional Facility

As of July 2010, The GDC Office of Professional Standards, in conjunction with local & federal law enforcement partners, have investigated or arrested approximately 1,029 staff and civilians for introducing contraband into prisons throughout the stat

On February 4 at Wilcox State Prison, Correctional Officer Falon Young was found to have 3 bundles of contraband on her person, during a routine search.  Officer Young was arrested by Wilcox County Sheriff's Office. 

On February 3 at Jenkins Correctional Facility, visitor Edris Hurt-Ross was observed by security staff placing a jacket in a locker and an item into a plant.  1 cell phone, 1 cell phone battery and 15 grams of marijuana were located in the jacket and plant.  Visitor Hurt-Ross was arrested by Jenkins County Sheriff’s Office.      

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