Nebraska prison worker arrested for smuggling cannabis inside a toilet paper roll

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A now-former corrections employee of Lincoln Correctional Center in Nebraska faces two felony charges after being arrested for allegedly delivering cannabis to an inmate inside the minimum-security facility where he worked. Nebraska State Patrol (NSP) arrested Xavier Palomares, who had been employed as a corporal at Nebraska Department of Correctional Services’ (NDCS) Diagnostic and Evaluation Center since March of 2020, earlier this month, the NDCS reports . Feeling peckish? Smugglers include chicken wings with weed, other contraband in illicit care packages Inmate smuggles letters, children’s drawings laced with synthetic weed into jail Smuggling ploy flushed out when police discover hospital toilet used to stash weed, meth and LSD Palomares, 24, has been cited for allegedly having unauthorized communication with a prisoner and manufacture/distribution/delivery/dispense or possession of a controlled substance, the NDCS reports. Citing court records, the Lincoln Journal Star reports that an NSP trooper affidavit notes two officers were called to the correctional centre at about 2:15 pm on Feb. 6 to arrest Palomares. It is alleged that an inmate gave the suspect a note containing a phone number and Palomares then brought cannabis to the prison on Jan. 16, reportedly in exchange for US$1,000 ($1,270). It is reported the unspecified amount of weed was smuggled into the centre inside a roll of toilet paper. The former employee subsequently resigned his position and was later booked into the Lancaster County jail. Last November, another corrections worker — this time a guard at Duval County jail in Jacksonville, Fla . — was charged with multiple felonies for allegedly smuggling weed, methamphetamine and other contraband into the facility. The contraband was delivered in a package, so toilet paper, toilets and other bathroom-related products and activities were not involved. That, however, was not the case for yet another corrections worker, this time in…

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