Mississippi corrections officer arrested
JACKSON, Miss. (WTOK) - The Mississippi Department of Corrections said an officer at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl was arrested Wednesday on charges related to contraband being allowed into the prison.
Correctional officer, Brenda Denise Hicks, of Morton, is charged with introducing contraband, possession of methamphetamine, trafficking methamphetamine and extortion.
MDOC said it has active investigations to crack down on all kinds of contraband, like drugs and cellphones.
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