Ex-Alabama prison guard charged in contraband case

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The Associated Press

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Federal prosecutors Thursday said a former corrections officer at an Alabama prison has been charged for his alleged role in a conspiracy to smuggle cellphones, drugs and other items to inmates.

A two-count bill of information filed Wednesday charges 32-year-old Wilson Brian Clemons, of Jasper, with one count each of conspiracy and using a facility in interstate commerce in furtherance of an unlawful activity.

A news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office says Clemons has agreed to plead guilty to both counts and forfeit any money he received from the conspiracy.

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11/3/2022 3:19:24 PM (GMT -5:00)

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