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
WLTX

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.

Full story: Bill Would Make Tougher Punishment For Contraband Providers

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