Marijuana, cellphone found outside Golden Grove prison

Monday, November 7, 2016 - 14:30

Police are investigating the discovery of marijuana, a cellphone and cigarette lighters outside of the Golden Grove Prison in Arouca.

The discovery was made after 5pm Monday.

The find included 16 packets of marijuana, two cigarette lighters and a cellphone wrapped in plastic bound by rubber bands.

At the time of this report it was not yet clear how the discovery was made but police believe the items were destined for inside the prison as contraband.

We'' update this report when we get more.