Police arrest woman for drug trafficking, South Australia

A woman was arrested yesterday morning for allegedly trafficking drugs into a prison.

Police Corrections detectives arrested a 49-year-old Hendon woman on Thursday 6 February and charged her with trafficking a controlled substance to prisoners at a Northfield correctional facility. The offence is alleged to have occurred in May 2019.

The woman was bailed to appear in the Elizabeth Magistrates Court on 20 March.

Anyone who has any information about the unlawful introduction of contraband or illicit drugs to any correctional facility are encouraged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000. You can remain anonymous.

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