Two Suspects Arrested for Promoting Prison Contraband

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On February 25, 2023, at approximately 11:10 a.m., troopers responded to James T. Vaughn Correctional Center, located at 1181 Paddock Road in Smyrna, for a drug investigation initiated by the Department of Corrections. The investigation revealed that Cain was observed passing a small, concealed object to Tyler Carter, an inmate at the facility, during a scheduled inmate visit. A search of Carter revealed approximately 29.06 grams of suspected marijuana. A search of Cain revealed 69.76 grams of suspected marijuana on his person and 7.68 grams of suspected marijuana in his vehicle. Cain was taken into custody and transported to Troop 9.

 

Aaron Cain
Aaron Cain

He was charged with the following crimes:

  • Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance (Felony)
  • Promoting Prison Contraband (Felony)
  • Conspiracy Second Degree (Felony)
  • Possession of Marijuana- Other Than Personal Use Quantity (Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of Marijuana- Personal Use Quantity (Civil Violation)

Cain was arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on a $3700 secured bond.

 

Tyler Carter
Tyler Carter

Carter was charged with the following crimes:

  • Promoting Prison Contraband (Misdemeanor)
  • Possession of Marijuana- Other Than Personal Use Quantity (Misdemeanor)

Carter was also arraigned at the Justice of the Peace Court 11 and released on his recognizance for the above charges. Carter remains in custody at James T. Vaughn Correctional Center.


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