Four women will face court after allegedly attempting to bring drugs into Mobilong prison.
On Monday 28 August, Murray Bridge police arrested a woman from Hillcrest, after she allegedly stole a Mercedes sedan from Adelaide and drove to the prison.
The 36-year-old attempted to enter the prison and was allegedly found in possession of a quantity of prescription medication, fantasy and methamphetamine.
She was arrested and charged with illegal use of a motor vehicle, making off without payment, introduce prohibited item into correctional facility and unlawful possession.
She was refused police bail and ahead of a Murray Bridge Magistrates Court session yesterday, Tuesday 29 August.
The same day a woman from Angle Vale was reported after she attempted to enter the prison and was allegedly found in possession of a quantity Xanax tablets.
The 18-year-old was reported for introduce prohibited item into correctional facility and will appear before the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court at a later date.
An woman from Para Vista was also reported after she attempted to enter the prison with a quantity of cannabis, methamphetamine.
The 55-year-old was reported for possession of a controlled drug and will appear before the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court at a later date.
A woman from Royal Park was reported after she attempted to enter the prison in possession of fake identification, a quantity of methamphetamine and prescription drugs.
The 33-year-old was reported for unlawful possession and introduce prohibited item to correctional facility. She will appear before the Murray Bridge Magistrates Court at a later date.
Superintendent Cindy Healey Officer in Charge of Murray Mallee LSA has encouraged anyone with information about criminal drug activity to get in touch with Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or online at www.crimestopperssa.com.au.
“SAPOL and the Department for Correctional Services have a good working relationship and will continue to work together to stop contraband being introduced into prisons. We run a number of operations specifically targeting visitors who think they can bring drugs into gaols. You run a strong chance of being caught if you choose to take the risk,” Superintendent Cindy Healey said.