Visitor tries to smuggle drugs into Virginia prison hidden in dentures

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

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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.

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

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