2 Dougherty Co. jailers arrested for contraband

2 Dougherty Co. jailers arrested for contraband
The two were arrested for bringing in contraband. (Source: Dougherty County Jail)

ALBANY, Ga. (WALB) - Two detention officers at the Dougherty County Jail were arrested for bringing contraband into the facility, according to Dougherty County officials.

Lisa Grant and Lamar Snells have both been charged with violation of Georgia law in that they provided or conspired to provide prohibited items to one or more inmates, according to officials.

Grant has also been charged with violation of her oath of office.

Officials said all charges are felony offenses.

Snells was arrested Thursday and Grant was arrested Wednesday.

Both officers have been terminated from employment. Grant worked for the jail since May 2019 and Snells worked for the jail since October 2020.

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