A large amount of contraband was confiscated from an Arkansas correctional facility.

A lieutenant at the Varner Unit in Gould found a hole in a wall behind an inmate’s bed covered by a metal plate. During an inspection, the lieutenant realized that it had been covered in clay and repainted. Behind the plate, the lieutenant found a hole with cloth bags inside. The bags contained 7 cellphones, 8 phones chargers, 3 phone batteries a power strip, a small amount of methamphetamine, rat poison, two razor blades, sandpaper, a drill bit, security bits, tape, a homemade tool of some sort and 2 shanks.