Staff at CCC discovered a large bag containing drugs, tobacco, cell phones and cell phone chargers.

Staff at CCC discovered a large bag containing drugs, tobacco, cell phones and cell phone chargers.

By Lt. Aaron Yderraga, AA/Public Information Officer
California Correctional Center

While recently conducting a security check, staff at California Correctional Center found a duffle bag stuffed with more than $200,000 worth of drugs and cell phones.

On May 22 at 2:45 p.m., while checking the area next to CCC’s sewage ponds, staff discovered a black duffle bag.

Responding Investigative Services Unit staff took possession of the duffle bag and discovered it contained large quantities of various contraband items:

• 259.6 grams of Methamphetamine
• 433.4 grams of synthetic cannabinoids (known as spice)
• 10.5 grams of marijuana
• 74.4 grams of heroin
• 660.3 grams of tobacco
• 84 cellular phones
• 70 cellular phone chargers.

The combined estimated prison value of the items totaled $212,520.

About CCC

CCC is comprises four facilities and 18 conservation camps. The original institution was built in 1963, and encompasses the Level I and Level II facilities which are a dormitory design. In 1983, the minimum support facility was constructed, and in 1988, CCC’s 270 Level III was brought on line. Learn more about the institution, https://www.cdcr.ca.gov/Facilities_Locator/CCC.html.