Ex-Corrections Officer Sentenced in Contraband Plot

A former corrections officer has been sentenced to 27 months in prison for accepting money to smuggle contraband into a D.C. jail.


File photo of the interior of a prison (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Lawmakers Hear About Baltimore Jail Contraband

About a dozen Maryland lawmakers got a first-hand look at one of the nation’s busiest jails on Thursday as they try to figure out how to stop contraband from flowing into an antiquated facility where some sections are older than the Civil War.