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Charges of providing contraband to prisoner upheld (access required)

Although a defendant challenged charges for allegedly smuggling contraband into the Roanoke City Jail, including that the facility fell outside the scope of the criminal statute, there was nothing inherently vague about the statute that would lead to arbitrary enforcement or prevent the public from understanding that smuggling contraband to an inmate is prohibited. Background This case involves ...