Shelby County corrections officer behind bars on contraband charges

Shelby County correctional officer behind bars on contraband charges

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (WMC) - A Shelby County corrections officer has been arrested and accused of buying a cell phone for an inmate.

According to an arrest report, 39-year-old Marisa Williams, was charged Friday after one of her coworkers found the phone on an inmate during a search.

Investigators say recordings from the inmate phone system helped them identify Williams as the suspect.

Williams is charged with bringing contraband in a penal institution.

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