3 former NC correctional officers accused of smuggling cell phone into prison

WINDSOR, N.C. (WNCT) – Three former Department of Public Safety correctional officers are accused of smuggling a cell phone into Bertie Correctional Institution, officials said.

Windsor Police Chief Todd Lane told WNCT all three former employees are suspected of playing a role in transporting a cell phone into the prison.

One inmate is also charged with felony conspiracy.

That inmate was transported to another facility.

Windsor Police said the incident is still under investigation.

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