Man charged after conspiring to have cannabis, cellphones picked up during prison work detail

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Last month, a 24-year-old man was arrested outside South Carolina’s McCormick Correctional Institution after attempting to toss cannabis and other contraband over a prison fence. The conversation was recorded over the prison phone system. A man held at the Floyd County Prison in Georgia is facing charges after being caught giving instructions over the phone to a woman to drop off cannabis and two cellphones. Last year, staff at the Collins Bay Institution in Kingston, Ont. observed a drone delivering a package that contained cannabis, shatter, hash, Xanax and an unknown substance believed to be fentanyl. The eight packages included 241 grams of cannabis, 1.4 kilograms of tobacco, as well as six cellphones and chargers and a few other items.

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A man held at the Floyd County Prison in Georgia is facing charges after being caught giving instructions over the phone to a woman to drop off cannabis and two cellphones.

Per the Rome News-Tribune, Anthony Maurice Barnes instructed Emmika Watson to drop off 87.4 grams of cannabis and two flip phones at a cemetery where inmates were headed for a work detail. The conversation was recorded over the prison phone system.

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