VALDOSTA, GA (WALB) - Two Valdosta State Prison employees are facing charges Wednesday after being accused of giving tobacco to inmates.
Tisha Dawn Adams has been indicted on 3 counts of providing inmates with bundles of tobacco wrapped in electrical tape.
Adams was arrested in May, though the department of correction will not release any details.
Scotty Butler was also indicted in a separate incident.
According to the department of corrections, a canine was alerted by Butler's vehicle during a routine search last November.
He is charged with providing an inmate with cigars and cigarettes.
Both employees are also charged with violating their oath as a public officer.