Inmate uses code to attempt prison drug smuggling

Thought he was being sneaky having phone conversations about shirt colors and cutting the grass that corrections officials say was really code for trying to get drugs into prison


By Chris McKee
KRQE

LOS LUNAS, N.M. — A New Mexico prison inmate thought he was being sneaky having phone conversations about shirt colors and cutting the grass that corrections officials say was really code for trying to get drugs into prison. Now one man that was free is locked up.

New Mexico Corrections Department officers listened to the phone conversations of three people for about a week in June.

In the recordings, a man and woman were heard getting orders from an inmate who apparently was not ready to give up his criminal ways.

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