Correctional officer arrested for trying to provide inmate with cell phone

Two women arrested for attempted to bring contraband into prison
Updated: Jun. 4, 2018 at 4:21 PM EDT
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CLARENDON COUNTY, SC (WIS) - A correctional officer at Turbeville Correctional Institution was taken into custody on Sunday after attempting to provide an inmate with a cell phone and a charger.

According to the South Carolina Department of Corrections, the phone and its accompanying charger were found in Stroman's state issued vest during a search as she entered the prison. Stroman later admitted she was to be paid $700 by the inmate in exchange for the phone and the charger.

Stroman has been charged with furnishing or attempting to furnish a prisoner with contraband, misconduct in office, and violation of state ethics law.

She has been released after posting bond.

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