Lockdowns lifted at 6 Miss. prisons

Lockdowns put in place during a department-wide contraband sweep in the Mississippi Department of Corrections have been lifted


By C1 Staff

JACKSON — The lockdowns put in place during a department-wide contraband sweep in the Mississippi Department of Corrections have been lifted at six facilities.

WAPT reports that security remains high following a contraband incident at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility, according to state officials. Four people were arrested and charged in a second contraband incident at the South Mississippi Correctional Institution.

Unit 30 at Parchman and the South Mississippi Correctional Institution currently remain on lockdown.

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