Correctional officer arrested on drug charges
GREENE COUNTY, N.C. —
A correctional officer from Eastern Correctional Institute was arrested over the weekend on multiple drug charges.
Antwan Hamilton, 23, was found with contraband on him by prison staff, officials said. He was arrested on Friday, May 25, after prison staff contacted Greene County Sheriff's Office.
Hamilton was charged with six counts of Possession of Schedule III Controlled Substance, one count of Possession with Intent to Sell/Deliver Controlled Substance, and one count of Possession of Controlled Substance on Prison Premises.
He was given a $14,000 secured bond and is scheduled to appear in court on June 8, 2018.