TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) -- Prison officials in Florida and nationwide are fighting a different type of contraband being smuggled to inmates: cellphones.
They're being hidden in babies' diapers, Ramen Noodle Soup packages, footballs, soda cans and body cavities.
Two murderers used cellphones to plan their escape from a Florida prison last year where the state confiscated 11 cellphones per day in its prisons.
Even infamous murderer Charles Manson, imprisoned in California, has been caught with a cellphone, twice. And two Indiana prisoners were convicted of using cellphones smuggled in by guards to run an operation that distributed methamphetamine, heroin and other drugs.
Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below. Questions or concerns relating to the accessibility of the FCC's online public file system should be directed to the FCC at 888-225-5322, 888-835-5322 (TTY), or email@example.com.