Man poses as pastor to smuggle contraband into prison, police say

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Two N.C. Men Arrested After One Accused Of Posing As Pastor To Smuggle Contraband Into Prison

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Two men are charged after police say a man dressed as a pastor and smuggled illegal substances into a North Carolina jail.

Police said, "It was believed that a male subject, identified as James A. Morman III, was posing as a 'pastor' and using bibles to smuggle said contraband and its substances into the detention facility," WBTW reported.

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The facility in question is Scotland County Detention Center.

Morman and an inmate, Bryson Brown, were charged with possession of a controlled substance and carrying contraband within a detention facility, WBTW reported.

A sweep of the Scotland County Detention Center turned up various illegal substances and other contraband, according to police, WBTW reported.