Man caught smuggling banned items into Doncaster prison

A man has been caught attempting to smuggle banned items into a Doncaster prison.

Friday, 19th April 2019, 9:47 am
Updated Tuesday, 30th April 2019, 3:27 pm

Terance Meecham, aged 39, was caught with tobacco and a mobile phone in an operation at HMP Doncaster on Monday.

During a week of action at HMP Doncaster, Lindholme and Moorland, which was aimed at stopping banned items from from entering the jails, Meecham was spotted handing a package to a prisoner.

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Meecham, of Patience Road, Rochdale, was charged with two counts of conveying prohibited items into prison and pleaded guilty during a hearing at Doncaster Magistrates’ Court the following day.

He has been remanded in custody and is due to be sentenced at Sheffield Crown Court on Tuesday, May 7.