Florida Department of Corrections Banner, Secretary Mark S. Inch

 
Advisory
May 28, 2019
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Visitor Contraband Interdiction | May 21 – May 27, 2019

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - The Florida Department of Corrections (FDC) has zero tolerance for contraband of any kind, and visitors attempting to introduce contraband are subject to immediate termination of their visitation privileges.

Whenever contraband is recovered on a visitor, local law enforcement is contacted, and they determine whether to make an arrest.

Jefferson Correctional Institution: On May 19, staff discovered a visitor to be in possession of contraband tobacco. The visitor was arrested for introduction of contraband.

Wakulla Annex: On May 18, staff discovered a visitor to be in possession of synthetic marijuana. The visitor was arrested for introduction of contraband.

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