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Four prisoners facing alleged contraband charges

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Four inmates have been charged with introducing contraband into the South Coast Correctional Facility.

Back in March, Strike Force Draymar was set up to investigate corrupt activity by a male Corrective Services employee.

This resulted in a 50-year-old man and two women – aged 29 and 32 all being charged.

They're currently before the courts.

Following further investigations, Police arrested arrested four male inmates – aged 28, 30, 40 and 45 – yesterday.

The 28-year-old was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), two counts of supply prohibited drug and knowingly/recklessly direct criminal group assist crime.

The 30-year-old was charged with two counts of supply prohibited drug (indictable quantity), supply prohibited drug, corruptly give/offer to other benefit and knowingly/recklessly direct criminal group assist crime.

The 42-year-old was charged with two counts of corruptly give/offer to other benefit and knowingly/recklessly direct criminal group assist crime.

And the 45-year-old was charged with two counts of corruptly give/offer to agent benefit, two counts of use or possess mobile phone/part etc in place of detention and knowingly/recklessly direct criminal group assist crime.

All four were remanded in custody and are due to appear at Nowra Local Court on Monday July 13.

IMAGE CREDIT: NSW Corrections