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Jail contraband arrests

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, MS (WLBT) - Several people were arrested Wednesday for delivering contraband to inmates in Jefferson County.

Inmate Nyasauma Bailey was found with a cell phone and battery at the Jefferson Correctional Facility after a visit with his father.

Investigators say Erica Jackson, Bailey's girlfriend, mailed the phone to Bailey's father for him to deliver to the inmate.

Sharon Rankin Williams is accused of giving her son a cell phone, 40-dollars in cash and a pair of Jordan tennis shoes.

The items were found on Kenneth Rankin after visitation as well.

The sheriff tells WLBT the investigation is ongoing.

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