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SC corrections officer arrested for smuggling meth-laced lollipops, officials say

After investigating, officials say some of the suckers tested positive for drugs.
After investigating, officials say some of the suckers tested positive for drugs.(SCDC)
Updated: May. 19, 2021 at 8:50 AM EDT
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RIDGELAND, S.C. (WIS) - A South Carolina Department of Corrections officer has been arrested for smuggling lollipops laced with methamphetamine, officials say.

Dana Fisher, 39, of Savannah, is charged with distribution of methamphetamines, providing...
Dana Fisher, 39, of Savannah, is charged with distribution of methamphetamines, providing contraband to an inmate and misconduct in office.(SCDC)

The SCDC Office of Investigations and Intelligence released the arrest warrants on Tuesday.

Dana Fisher, 39, of Savannah, is charged with distribution of methamphetamines, providing contraband to an inmate and misconduct in office. Fisher was a sergeant at Ridgeland Correctional Institution.

Officials say she brought in a bag of Blow Pop suckers that included suckers that field-tested positive for meth. A contraband officer at the institution noticed the candy and thought the wrappers looked as if they had been altered with glue.

After investigating, officials say some of the suckers tested positive for drugs.

Fisher was fired after her arrest.

Other bags of candy Fisher brought into the institution are being tested by law enforcement to determine whether they also contain drugs.

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