Man charged after contraband investigation at HMP Winchester

A MAN was charged after allegedly bringing mobile phones and other contraband into a prison.

Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 9:40 pm
Updated Wednesday, 25th January 2017, 9:43 pm

Wayne Parker, 38, of Oakridge Road, in Southampton, was arrested by Hampshire Constabulary’s serious and organised crime unit investigating contraband being smuggled into HMP Winchester.

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He is charged with bringing, throwing or conveying a list A ‘prohibited article into or out of a prison under the Prison Act 1952’. He is also charged with conspiring to bring, throw or convey a list A prohibited article into or out of a prison. He will appear before Basingstoke magistrates on February 7.