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USVI correction officer arrested for bringing contraband into prison

Darren Giddings, 35, was arrested on Thursday, April 12, 2018, and charged with promoting prison contraband and introduction of narcotics or addictive drug into the prison, after he was caught with prison contraband at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility. Photo: VIC
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SOUTHCENTRAL, St Croix, USVI - A man was arrested on Thursday, April 12, 2018, and charged with promoting prison contraband and introduction of narcotics or addictive drug into the prison, after he was caught with prison contraband at the Golden Grove Correctional Facility, Virgin Islands Police Department (VIPD) Public Information Officer, Glen Dratte announced Sunday afternoon.

According to Mr Dratte, Bureau of Corrections supervisors called 911 to report the incident. The VIPD’s K-9 unit responded to the matter, examined the substance, and confirmed it to be marijuana, according to police. The incident occurred at about 2:10 P.M. on Thursday, Mr Dratte said. The suspect was identified as Darren Giddings, 35.

Mr Giddings was able to post 10 percent of a $10,000 bail total, Mr Dratte said.

9 Responses to “USVI correction officer arrested for bringing contraband into prison”

  • Why (16/04/2018, 18:21) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Same thing happening in the bvi then they sit and wonder where is the prisoners getting it from.
  • LOL (16/04/2018, 19:13) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    What a face mom
  • rock city (16/04/2018, 21:50) Like (0) Dislike (2) Reply
    Nothing beats a trial, but a failure.
  • 123 (16/04/2018, 22:05) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    Operation pay off
  • same thing (17/04/2018, 08:07) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Happens all over the world and we wonder what is going on in the prisons and correctional institutes. Many are paid substantial amount to do these undercover jobs.No wonder Fulani in prison can destruct the life of Zulani in his home or on the streets. Lord help us all
  • To Think of it (17/04/2018, 08:19) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    This is against the law but in life this is business and I say business for provider the mediator and the consumer. This man was caught and dont you think that someone else aint gonna use the opportunity to tap into this to make some gains also.As the world turns.Sorry my friend but your lose will be someone 's gain no doubt about it. I hope no one rat on you for their own interest but they too will be caught.Take it from me as Dios no le gusta el feo.
  • grace (17/04/2018, 09:47) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply

    This man will now be in the same prison and fired from his job. Ignorant.

  • Me Me (17/04/2018, 16:27) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    So sad and he knows better now he will see how it feels to be in side
  • de silent one (19/04/2018, 10:49) Like (0) Dislike (0) Reply
    I hope that he spend some time in the same institution and pay for his mistrust and stupidity. Don't worth the effort.


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