KC Jail Guards Accused of Smuggling In Contraband

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Guards accepted hundreds of dollars in bribes for smuggling contraband cellphones, cigarettes and drugs into the Jackson County Detention Center, according to federal charges unsealed yesterday after an early morning raid at the jail, the Kansas City Star reports. Two guards, a jail inmate and an alleged fixer on the outside were charged in two separate schemes. The cost of smuggling cellphones into the downtown jail ranged from . . .

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