aged 33, of Mitchell County, entered a guilty plea two days ago to conspiracy to provide contraband in prison.
that from about April 15, 2013 to May 16, 2013, while employed as a Correctional Officer at the Mize Street
Detention Facility in Pelham, he accepted money from inmates
in custody at the facility
in exchange for cell phones, which are prohibited objects
for the inmates.
The Court scheduled sentencing for May 8, and he faces a maximum
sentence of five years
The case was investigated by the United
States Marshal Service
and the Pelham Police Department. Assistant United States Attorney Leah E. McEwen is handling
the prosecution for the Government.