Prison guard arrested for smuggling drugs into jail

A Waikato prison officer has appeared in court after being arrersted yesterday for allegedly smuggling methamphetamine and cannabis into jail. The 41-year-old Waikeria Prison officer was arrested after a joint operation between prison management and police. He was granted interim name suppression when he appeared in Hamilton District Court yesterday so he could tell his wife and children about the charges before his name is published. The charges are possession of methamphetamine for supply, possession of cannabis for supply, [...]

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