2019-06-04 ne-contrbanddocp1

Contraband left in a parking lot at the Probation and Parole Office next to the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center in McAlester included more than a pound of marijuana, approximately 50 grams of black tar heroin, more than 50 grams of methamphetamine, nearly 60 grams of an unknown yellow wax substance, tobacco products and more than a dozen cellphones. Courtesy/Oklahoma DOC

Corrections officers recovered a contraband drop in a parking lot next to a McAlester prison on Sunday morning, according to a news release from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections.

An officer reportedly saw a pickup truck drive into the probation and parole office parking lot next to the Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, a minimum-security state prison, before turning around and leaving the area.

Officers searched the parking lot and reportedly found a large bag containing more than a pound of marijuana, about 50 grams of black tar heroin, about 50 grams of methamphetamine, nearly 60 grams of an unknown wax substance, tobacco products and more than a dozen cellphones.

DOC’s Security Threats Intelligence Office is investigating the contraband drop.

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Stetson covers breaking news, general assignment and other stories. He previously worked at the Enterprise-Journal in Mississippi. He is from Broken Arrow and graduated with a journalism degree from Oklahoma State University. Phone: 918-581-8466

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