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Contraband: Drugs hidden in prosthetic

Submitted by a C1 reader from Vermont, these images show a “slug” discovered inside of an inmate’s prosthetic leg. The slug contained 40 grams of tobacco, rolling papers and a book of matches.



The entire foot of the prosthetic was hollow, allowing the inmate the potential of hiding much more.

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