More Inmate Weapons, Other Contraband Seized At BCF

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A search on Thursday in one of the remand blocks at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF) yielded more ‘cell made’  inmate weapons and other items some two weeks after a similar operation resulted in an unprecedented contraband haul.

Some of the items Special Operations Response Team (SORT) officers seized during their latest search included 19 weapons, 37 mobile telephones, 23 telephone batteries, 35 telephone chargers, eight scissors, and 20 USB flash drives.

The search for the contraband lasted about two hours.

In a previous search earlier this month, Correctional Officers seized 45 phones, 43 batteries, 22 chargers, 31 weapons, 60 portions of cannabis, six scissors, one hacksaw, an SD card, an MP3 player, and two lighters – among other items.

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The BCF said that was an unprecedented contraband seizure.

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7 COMMENTS

  1. It’s obvious people entering the jail are not being properly searched, be it cook staff, cleaning staff, security staff ,,,how are so many phones and chargers getting in every month!?…. WoW! Smph

  2. If the law personnels cannot stop the illegal entry of such items locally, do you honestly in your hearts of hearts believe they can stop illegal guns from entering the country. While we have people commiting such heinous crimes who do not care about the outcome of such crimes, our laws and law personnels responses only exacerbate the situation. Do we honestly believe that doing the same things over and over will have a different result? So much to be said. We are like a broken record on crime, it has become annoying !

  3. you know is these same police officers that smuggling these contrabands in the place. who know is its not the same weapons and phones that was found last time that already went recirculating

  4. Mr. Hilary Herman, the same way Victoria Alcide fooled you is the same way your two boys, Monrose and Albert fooled you.
    Only now they are getting the phones. They are trying to impress Garde. Haha

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