Visitor caught trying to enter Virginia prison with drugs hidden under dentures

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AUGUSTA COUNTY, Va. (WRIC) – A person is facing several felonies after they were caught trying to smuggle nearly a dozen oxycodone tablets into Augusta Correctional Center.

The Department of Corrections said the 10 pills were found hidden under the visitor’s dentures.

The visitor, who was attempting to visit an incarcerated family member inside the facility, was charged with the following felonies: 

-Conspiracy to Introduce Drugs to a Prison
-Attempted Delivery of Drugs to a Prison
-Possession of a Schedule 2 Drug with Intent to Distribute

No other information was provided by DOC. 

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