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TDOC Makes Contraband Arrest

Thursday, October 09, 2008 | 08:30am

CHATTANOOGA - Internal Affairs agents with the Department of Correction have arrested a Chattanooga woman suspected of smuggling loaded guns into a Tennessee prison.  Tiara Monique Ward, 27, is charged with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Facility.  She is being held at the Morgan County Jail.

Investigators discovered two weapons inside a package delivered to the Morgan County Correctional Complex on September 17, 2008.  An investigation shows Ward mailed the loaded guns to the Wartburg prison after hiding them inside a box filled with board games and books.

More arrests could come.  The investigation is on going.


photo of Tiara Monique Ward

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