Clinton Man Charged with Contraband at McCormick Prison

A Clinton man is in custody after authorities say he tried to throw contraband over the fence at McCormick Correctional Institution. The Index-Journal reports that officers arrested 24-year-old Reginald Jamar Sims of Clinton Monday and charged him with Possession with Intent to Distribute Marijuana, Providing Contraband to a Prisoner and with Trespassing.

A report on indicates that according to charging documents the Department of Corrections released Tuesday, the packages he tried to throw over the fence contained 241 grams of marijuana, three pounds of tobacco, six cellphones, six cellphone chargers, nine lighters, seven spools of thread, three needles and headphones, none of which are allowed inside the facility. Mr. Sims was arrested at the prison.