RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) is continuing its efforts to halt the attempted stream of drugs and contraband into its facilities, by urging individuals to anonymously call its recently created Drug and Contraband Tipline at 540-830-9280. Callers can speak directly to a member of the Department’s Drug Intelligence Unit of VADOC Special Operations Group or leave a detailed voicemail. The information provided is ... Read More — VADOC Launches Tipline to Prevent Flow of Drugs and Contraba...
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RICHMOND — A former Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) employee pled guilty to smuggling a cell phone to an inmate inside Haynesville Correctional... Read More — Former VADOC Employee Pleads Guilty to Smuggling Cell Phone ...
RICHMOND — Two inmates and one civilian visitor have been formally indicted by Southampton County Commonwealth’s Attorney Eric A. Cooke for separate, drug... Read More — Southampton Commonwealth’s Attorney Indicts Three in Separat...
RICHMOND — The Virginia Department of Corrections (VADOC) and its public safety partners continue to combat sexual abuse against children. District 29, F... Read More — District 29, Fairfax and Local Detectives Halt Multiple Crim...
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