|Trio of women arrested for trying to smuggle contraband into SC prisons|
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) - Three women were taken into custody last week after trying to bring contraband into prison in three different incidents, according to the South Carolina Department of Corrections.
Yolanda Whitaker was arrested on Nov. 2 and charged with trying to provide contraband to a prisoner at Kershaw Correctional. According to the arrest warrant, Whitaker mailed a speaker box to the prison. Inside the speaker, there were 20 cell phones, a pair of wire cutters, nearly four pounds of loose tobacco, lighters, and rolling papers.
Officials say this incident happened on February 20.
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