Body scan reveals cell phone smuggling attempt at La. jail

A Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle a cell phone into Caddo Correctional Center by hiding it in his rectal cavity.


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CADDO PARISH, La. — A Shreveport man was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly trying to smuggle a cell phone into Caddo Correctional Center by hiding it in his rectal cavity.

Anthony Alvey, 22, of the 2600 block of Highland Avenue, was transferred from the Madison Detention Center to CCC on April 30, according to the Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office. While going through the full body scanner in Booking, an unidentified object was detected on the scan. After a second body scan and a search of his person, Alvey reportedly admitted having a cell phone in his rectum. He was sent to University Health Center where he later removed the phone himself.

Click here for a full-sized version.The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office released this image of the body scan they say shows the contraband cell phone inside Anthony Alvey's body
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The Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office released this image of the body scan they say shows the contraband cell phone inside Anthony Alvey's body (Source: Caddo Parish Sheriff's Office)

Alvey was arrested for bringing contraband into a penal facility.

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