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  1. Indictment: Officer conspired to smuggle drugs into prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2018 | Brookale Public Radio

    ... by a state grand jury. Authorities say the 53-year-old Clayton resident conspired with an inmate at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton and a woman outside the facility to smuggle drugs to the inmate and provide the woman with drugs for her use. ...

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  2. Indictment: Officer conspired to smuggle drugs into prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2018 | New Jersey Herald

    A suspended senior corrections officer who allegedly conspired to smuggle prescription painkillers into a New Jersey prison has been indicted on official misconduct and numerous other charges. Authorities say the 53-year-old Clayton resident conspired with an inmate at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton and a woman outside the facility to smuggle drugs to the inmate and provide the woman with drugs for her use.

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  3. 3 ex-Boy Scouts settle sex abuse claims against troop leaderRead the original story

    Jun 3, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    ... stepped down from his Boy Scouts position in 2011, is currently serving a seven-year sentence at South Woods State Prison in Burlington County after a Morris County jury found him guilty of multiple counts of endangering the welfare of children by ...

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  4. Appeals court denies cop killer's bid for paroleRead the original story

    May 31, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    ... sion said. Rose's next parole eligibility date is in November 2019. He is currently incarcerated at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton.

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  5. Man pleads to felony burglaryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2018 | Gloversville Leader-Herald

    ... charged from crimes allegedly committed in July 2016 in the town of Perth. An inmate at the time at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton, N.J., deputies said Trow had been accused of breaking into a town of Perth residence. Deputies said he stole ... 1 comment

  6. Inmate allegedly punched by guard had to wait 13 hours for help, suit claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2018 | The Jersey Journal

    A 61-year-old state prison inmate knocked unconscious by a corrections officer had to wait 13 hours before receiving medical care, according to a federal lawsuit. The senior corrections officer, Cortlen S. Flax, 30, of Woodbury, was recently indicted on charges that he punched Julio Valdez and then tried to cover up the incident at South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County.

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  7. Prison guard charged with slugging inmate, trying to cover it upRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2018 | NJ.com

    A corrections officer allegedly punched a state prison inmate, then tried to cover up the incident, according to a grand jury indictment. Cortlen S. Flax, 30, of Woodbury, was working as a senior corrections officer at South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County when he entered an inmate's cell and struck him on the left side of his face with a closed fist, according to a criminal complaint.

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  8. Court upholds sentence in Hillsboro heroin deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2018 | Courier News

    ... of heroin to a Hillsborough man in 2013. Christopher Krafsky, 36, is serving a 12-year sentence at South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton after he was convicted by a jury of first-degree drug-induced death for providing the heroin that led to the ...

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  9. Anthony Eli v. New Jersey Department of CorrectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 1, 2017 | FindLaw

    ... status and continued his gang minimum custody status. We reverse. Eli is presently an inmate at South Woods State Prison (SWSP). He is serving a twenty-five year and fifteen-day term of imprisonment for his 2011 conviction for burglary and theft. ...

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  10. Manhunt for escaped teen accused of murder continues into 2nd dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 16, 2017 | The Jersey Journal

    Michael Huggins, 18, and three other teenagers overpowered a corrections officer at the Harborfields Youth Detention Facility in Egg Harbor City and stole his vehicle to flee, according to Atlantic County officials. The other three escapees were caught in the area of the South Woods State Prison around 10 a.m. Wednesday, but Huggins remains on the run, according to the Cumberland County Prosecutor's Office.

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  11. Judge: Ex-Parsippany scout leader's sex abuse trial not movingRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | NorthJersey.com

    ... will be tried in Morris County, not Passaic County as he requested. Corcoran, 50, was brought from South Woods State Prison in Cumberland County to Superior Court, Morristown, for the request. He is currently serving a seven-year prison sentence ...

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  12. The Latest: Escaped teen is murder suspect, still on runRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2017 | Powhatan Today

    ... The state police fugitive task force is concentrating its search for Huggins in the area of South Woods State Prison and in Bridgeton. Authorities captured the other three teens in the town Wednesday, more than nine hours after they fled from the ...

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  13. 3 of 4 teens escaped from detention facility caught 35 miles awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2017 | NJ.com

    BRIDGETON -- Three of the four teenagers who allegedly overpowered a corrections officer and escaped from a youth detention facility in Egg Harbor City were caught a county away near South Woods State Prison in Bridgeton, officials said. Atlantic County Sheriff Michael Petusky said he does not know the circumstances of their capture, except that Bridgeton Police and New Jersey State Police collared the three.

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