DOC crackdown results in employee arrest at Angola

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(10/4/18) A Louisiana State Penitentiary crackdown landed a former Correctional Officer in jail today. Corrections investigators at Louisiana State Penitentiary are continuing their aggressive efforts with the arrest of a former Corrections Sergeant who attempted to smuggle drugs into Angola today.

West Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Deputies booked 21-year-old Sherrell Doss of Roxie, Mississippi, with one count each of Introduction of Contraband and Simple Possession of Schedule I Drug. During a shakedown at 5 a.m. Thursday, Louisiana State Penitentiary investigators found .5 grams of marijuana in Doss’ vehicle.

Doss had been employed at Louisiana State Penitentiary since April 14, 2017. She resigned during the investigation.

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