From Staff Reports
A pair of South Mississippi Correctional Institution correctional officers has been arrested after the two were caught with contraband during a shakedown at the prison.
Jadijah Rawls, 21, a correctional officer trainee hired in November, and Diane Phillips, 64, a correctional officer since February 2014, were booked into the Greene County Jail on Tuesday under state law 47-5-193, which prohibits contraband in a correctional facility.
Officers seized a cellphone concealed on Rawls and $750 cash and $1,420 in Green dot numbers from Phillips on Tuesday morning.
More information to follow.