Smuggling into Prison

Information was received at Crime Stoppers regarding a female person smuggling contraband into gaols. The female was arrested at Parklea Correctional Centre as a result of smuggling contraband into the centre where she had passed an item to a prisoner whom she was visiting. The female was charged with 1 count of ‘Bring/attempt to bring thing into a place of detention w/o authorisation’. The matter went before Blacktown Local Court where the female was found guilty on the charge. The female was sentenced and received a fine of $1000.