S.C. bill offers tougher punishment for contraband providers
Will upgrade charges for providing contraband to a state prison to a felony
By Steven Dial
Columbia, S.C. — A bill that is up for debate in the state senate will upgrade the charges to a felony, for anyone caught providing contraband to a state prison.
This video of inmates rapping in a state prison has raised concerns with lawmakers and tomorrow the bill will go before a senate committee.
Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling says the inmates violated several rules... The big one is having a cell phone in a prison.