Prison Officer charged
Prison officer Shawn McDonald Herbert will appear before the District ‘C’ Magistrates court tomorrow on three charges.
Herbert, 41, of Olive Gap, Tudor Bridge, St Michael was arrested and charged after he committed a number of offences stipulated in the Prison Act.
According to police, after prison authorities conducted a search of prison cells where a number of unauthorized letters and photographs were discovered, subsequent investigations and a search of Herbert revealed that he had a number of unauthorized letters and photographs in his possession.
The charges read that Herbert without lawful authority gave a number of letters and photographs to a prisoner, without lawful authority suffered a number of letters and photographs out of Her Majesty Prison Dodds and without lawful authority attempted to convey a number of letters and photographs to a prisoner.
The offences allegedly occurred between June 17 and September 14, 2016.