A veteran Saint Lucia prison officer was arrested Monday for possession of drugs, law enforcement authorities have confirmed.
According to officials, the officer was held with contraband including marijuana, hashish, telephone sim cards, razors and lighters.
The items are said to have been concealed in a box of juice.
It was reported that the arrest was made at the Bordelais Correctional Facility (BCF).
Law enforcement officials have disclosed that the suspect had over a decade of service as a Correctional Officer.