Virginia prison authorities caught a visitor trying to smuggle drugs into the Augusta Correctional Center in an unusual hiding spot: their dentures.
Officials with the state's Department of Corrections said 10 pills were found hidden under the visitor's false teeth, WRIC-TV reported.
The visitor was trying to get into the prison to see a family member who is incarcerated at the jail.
The family member of an inmate at a Virginia prison is facing several felonies after they were caught trying to smuggle nearly a dozen oxycodone pills inside the facility under their dentures. https://t.co/XljhRrjPyC— 8News WRIC Richmond (@8NEWS) May 28, 2019
The unidentified person is now facing a number of charges, including conspiracy, attempted delivery of drugs to a prison and possession.
Prison officials did not release any more information on the case.
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