(Women caught smuggling drugs into prison)…They were caught recently at the Calipatria State Prison. Official say 30 year old Ramona Garcia of Los Angeles had gone to the prison to visit Oscar Velasquez.
Staff noticed the smell of marijuana and they noticed the two were acting suspiciously. Garcia was questioned, and she admitted being in possession of marijuana. It turns out she had two bindles, one 30 grams of heroin worth $225,000, and the other, 12 grams of marijuana worth $3,000. Velasquez, in prison for assault on a peace officer with a firearm, was placed in the prison’s segregation unit. Garcia was arrested and booked into county jail. In the second incident 23 year old Dpreesha Nicole Coulter of Oakland was visiting an inmate when it was discovered she had 2.5 grams of marijuana. She, too, was arrested and booked into County Jail