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Bartholomew Co. Jail body scanner helps catch drug smuggler

COLUMBUS, Ind. – The recently purchased full-body scanner for the Bartholomew County Jail is already paying off. Columbus police officers arrested Eric Winship, 27, of Columbus, on Sunday, and while processing him into the corrections facility, the scanner...

Bartholomew County moves ahead with purchase of body scanner

Bartholomew County moves ahead with purchase of body scanner

The purchase of a full body scanner to help prevent overdoses and contraband smuggling in the Bartholomew County Jail has been tentatively made by the Bartholomew County commissioners. The commissioners approved a bid Monday from Engineering Group, LLC of San Diego,...

New Body Scanner Implemented at Kendall County Jail

New Body Scanner Implemented at Kendall County Jail

The Kendall County Sheriff’s Office says they have deployed what is called an, " Intercept Tek 84 body scanner" that will detect contraband prior to coming into and circulating in the Kendall County Jail. The sheriff's office says the scanner will ensure that deputies...

St. Joe Co. Jail unveils full-body scanner to search inmates

St. Joe Co. Jail unveils full-body scanner to search inmates

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (WNDU) – The St. Joseph County Jail has begun to incorporate the Intercept Scanner, a full-body contraband detection system designed to improve security at the jail. Jail officials unveiled the scanner Tuesday morning after it was installed Jan. 28 in...