Enterprise woman accused of smuggling contraband into Alabama prison

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(AL.com) — Two women were arrested over the weekend in separate incidents at an Alabama prison.

Both arrests happened Sunday at Staton Correctional Facility in Elmore County. Those taken into custody were Delicia Sweet and Donna Stewart.

Alabama Department of Corrections officials said the 46-year-old Sweet, of Enterprise, was arrested when a correctional officer found in her possession of a package containing marijuana. Sweet was visiting an inmate at the time of her arrest and was charged with promoting prison contraband and possession of marijuana.

Stewart, 51, of Brookwood, was arrested after correctional officers found a package containing a controlled substance in possession of an inmate Stewart was visiting. Stewart admitted to giving the controlled substance to the inmate during the visit and was charged with promoting prison contraband.

Charges against the inmate are pending. Sweet and Stewart were taken to the Elmore County Jail following their arrest.