|2 Regional Prisons Searched in Contraband Shakedown|
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi correctional officials say a surprise shakedown at two regional prisons has uncovered homemade alcohol, cell phones, cigarettes and suspected illegal drugs among other items.
The Department of Corrections, in a news release, said officers searched the Yazoo County Correctional Facility in Yazoo City and the Holmes-Humphreys County Regional Correctional Facility in Lexington before dawn Thursday.
The homemade alcohol and excessive nuisance contraband was found at the Yazoo facility.
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