A 49-year old prison officer is expected to appear before an Arima magistrate on Monday, after he was charged with smuggling contraband into the Golden Grove Prison on Saturday.
Shawn St Louis of La Brea was allegedly found with three Samsung Galaxy cell phones, one pair of headphones, a phone charger, one pack of cigarettes and marijuana wrapped in duct tape while on duty at the Golden Grove Prison on Saturday.
According to a police service media release on Sunday, prison officials received information around 12.55pm about an officer trafficking prohibited items.
St Louis was searched and the items were allegedly found. Police were called and PC Ali charged the prison officer.