NC correctional officers find football full of drugs between prison fences

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Sunday, September 26, 2021
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The football contained tobacco, marijuana and crystal meth.

RICHMOND COUNTY, N.C. (WTVD) -- North Carolina correctional officers found a suspicious football out-of-bounds between the fences of a state prison.

Officers at Morrison Correctional Institution in Richmond County found the football in between the facility's inner and outer fences, according to a Facebook post from the North Carolina Department of Public Safety.

Upon further examination, the football was filled with tobacco, marijuana and crystal meth.

DPS said officers connected the football to a person within the prison.