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2 accused of taking drugs, contraband into prisons

Tasha Hill (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink) Tasha Hill (Source: Jefferson County Sheriff's Office via Vinelink)
(KAIT) -

Arkansas State Police have arrested two people accused of taking drugs and contraband into two prisons.

According to a Facebook post from Arkansas State Police, Kyle Noel, a correctional officer at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys, faces multiple criminal charges after he was arrested on Wednesday, May 2.

He allegedly brought drugs and cellphones into the prison.

Noel was booked into the Lee County Sheriff's Office where he was released on his own recognizance.

Also arrested on Wednesday was Tasha Hill at the Varner Super Max Prison in Lincoln County.

Hill was charged with four counts of possession of a controlled substance-methamphetamine, hashish, K2, and marijuana and one count of possessing prohibited articles-tobacco.

According to the post, Hill entered the prison as a visitor. She was booked into the Jefferson County Detention Center.

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