UPDATED: Police smash suspected smuggling operation at Kirkham open prison
Police have smashed a suspected drugs and contraband smuggling operation at Kirkham open prison.
Lancashire Police said officers responding to a call about a van parked close to the facility’s perimeter fence yesterday discovered alcohol, designer clothes, eight mobile phones, cash, suspected steroids, and syringes.
The items were destined for closed prisons, with their seizure putting a dent in a prison crime gang’s operation, it is believed.
Officers were called by prison staff at around 7.30pm after the blue and white VW Caddy was seen parked near the fence, close to the MOT test centre... read more
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