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By Joe Thomas
Ledger Editor 

Pollard man is jailed for drugs

Correctional officer charged with conspracy to traffick meth; other officer jailed for pot, contraband


April 25, 2019

A Pollard man who has served as a correctional officer for about 11 years is now behind bars himself after being arrested by federal and local law enforcement officers in Bay Minette Monday for conspiracy to traffic methamphetamines.

Wiggins Washington, 50, a correctional officer assigned to Fountain Correctional Facility in Atmore, was charged with the meth charges and also faces additional federal charges of being in possession of a firearm at the time of his arrest.

According to information released by the Alabama Department of Corrections, Washington's arrest followed a joint law enforc...

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