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New body scanner at jail finds hidden drugs on inmate

New body scanner at jail finds hidden drugs on inmate

A new body scanner at the Moore County Detention Center found drugs on an inmate, according to a news advisory from Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields. “During the processing of a new intake at the Moore County Detention Center, Detention Officers observed an...

Vilas County Jail Full Body Scanner in Operation

Vilas County Jail Full Body Scanner in Operation

A full body scanner is in operation in the Vilas County jail to prevent illegal contraband coming into the jail as explained by jail Sargent Alisha Wagner. “Although we do strip searches, there are situations where possible illegal substances are hidden in body...

Body scanner now in use at Monroe County prison

Body scanner now in use at Monroe County prison

Finally, the body scanner at Monroe County Correctional Facility is up and running. The scanner is programmed, and the employees who will be doing the body scans have received training. “This is going to make things much safer and easier, Warden Garry Haidle said. The...

New body scanner at jail finds hidden drugs on inmate

New body scanner at jail finds hidden drugs on inmate

A new body scanner at the Moore County Detention Center found drugs on an inmate, according to a news advisory from Moore County Sheriff Ronnie Fields. “During the processing of a new intake at the Moore County Detention Center, Detention Officers observed an...

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office receives new body scanner for inmates

Marshall County Sheriff’s Office receives new body scanner for inmates

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) – A new safety device is now in place at the Marshall County Jail: a body scanner. It will also be used by surrounding agencies in the county. Deputies say contraband was running loose in the Marshall County Jail. Drugs and weapons are some of the common items inmates try to bring in.

Newsday analysis: Drug contraband seized more than 200 times

Inmates at the Nassau County jail have tapped into illicit supplies of narcotics and other drug contraband more than two hundred times in recent years, a Newsday analysis of state records shows.  Jail officials have seized drugs or drug paraphernalia 237 times in...

Hennepin County now uses full-body scanner at jail

Hennepin County now uses full-body scanner at jail

The Hennepin County Sheriff's Office has installed a full-body scanner to search people booked into the county jail. In a news release, Sheriff David Hutchinson said the scanner will help keep inmates and jail staffers safe by quickly finding dangerous concealed...

Detention Center Getting Body Scanning Device

Dependency on opioids and other controlled substances can drive people to go to incredible lengths to feed their addiction. Unfortunately, this desperation leads people to extreme measures. To help prevent illicit substances and weapons from entering the Moore County...

Delaware County Jail

The bigger security picture The new camera system will follow the installation a year ago of another security device at the jail, a Tek84 Intercept full-body scanner. The scanner essentially is a full-length X-ray that reveals if someone being booked into the jail has...

Jail body scanner finds gun on woman arrested for drugs

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WPTA21) -- When body scanners were installed at the Allen County jail a year ago, Sheriff Dave Gladieux knew they would find drugs that people were trying to smuggle behind bars. But what one of those scanners found November 2 startled all the...

Northumberland County purchases full-body scanner for jail

SUNBURY — Northumberland County Jail Warden Bruce Kovach reported a $149,000 Intercept full-body scanner purchased by the county for the jail was installed last week. During a 15-minute prison board meeting Wednesday, Kovach said the scanner, which is similar to those...

Wapello County jail to receive body scanner

  OTTUMWA — In an effort to crack down on potential contraband or weapons filtering through the Wapello County Jail, the county board of supervisors approved a request from the sheriff's office to purchase a Tek84 Intercept full-body scanner for the jail during...

County jail to get body scanner

DOBSON — Catching people attempting to smuggle contraband into and throughout the jail will be easier with a new piece of equipment approved by county officials this month. Earlier this year, the Surry County Sheriff’s Office received funds from the state as part of...