Visitor tries to smuggle drugs into Virginia prison hidden in dentures

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

caption arrowCaption
Visitor Hides Drugs in Dentures, Tries to Smuggle Them into Prison

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Virginia prison authorities caught a visitor trying to smuggle drugs into the Augusta Correctional Center in an unusual hiding spot: their dentures.

>> Read more trending news

Officials with the state's Department of Corrections said 10 pills were found hidden under the visitor's false teeth, WRIC-TV reported.

The visitor was trying to get into the prison to see a family member who is incarcerated at the jail.

The unidentified person is now facing a number of charges, including conspiracy, attempted delivery of drugs to a prison and possession.

Explore>> Trending: Copperhead snake kills unsuspecting dog walker, biting him near back door

Prison officials did not release any more information on the case.

About the Author