Contraband Arrest At TCIX

Monday, February 01, 2021 | 07:10pm
Arrest of Antonio Warlick

ONLY - A Mississippi truck driver faces several charges, including Introduction of Contraband, after being arrested Thursday, January 28th at Turney Center Industrial Complex (TCIX).

Antonio Warlick, out of Tupelo, Mississippi, was driving a delivery truck to the TCIX hardwood flooring plant.  During a routine search of the truck, officers smelled marijuana.  Following the scent, a backpack in the truck’s cab and was found to contain marijuana, a white powder substance, scales, and other drug paraphernalia.

Warlick was immediately arrested and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance with intent to resale, introduction of contraband into a penal facility, and possession of drug paraphernalia.  Warlick’s bond is set at $30,000.

TDOC’s non-negotiable mission is to operate safe and secure prisons and provide effective community supervision in order to enhance public safety.  TDOC encourages anyone with information about potential security concerns or contraband to call the department’s 24-hour anonymous tip line, 1-844-TDC-FIND (1-844-832-3463).