MS jail officer arrested for bringing contraband into facility www.privateofficer.com
NATCHEZ, Miss. June 12 2012 (AP) – A Natchez City Jail booking officer and a food delivery driver are facing felony charges for reportedly bringing a cellphone and batteries into the jail for inmates.
Interim Chief Danny White tells The Natchez Democrat (http://bit.ly/L870UR ) the booking officer, 26-year-old Kenneth Newborne, was charged with introduction of contraband into the jail Friday.
Lt. Craig Godbold says officers got a report that someone had received a call from an inmate in the jail and also heard about the phone from other inmates.
Godbold says Dantrell Minor, a delivery driver for the food service company that provides meals for inmates, brought batteries to the jail and gave the batteries to Newborne for the inmates.
Minor was charged with assisting introduction of contraband into the jail.