2 inmates caught with 3 duffle bags of contraband

2 inmates caught with 3 duffle bags of contraband
Gregory Shreve (Source OK Department of Corrections)
Gregory Shreve (Source OK Department of Corrections)
Lucas Hudgins-Delacruz (Source OK Department of COrrections)
Lucas Hudgins-Delacruz (Source OK Department of COrrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)
(Source OK Department of Corrections)

HODGEN, OK (KSWO) –Two inmates were caught trying to sneak in contraband Monday morning, and they were caught thanks in part to a newly trained dog.

Correctional officers at the Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center noticed Gregory Shreve and Lucas Hudgins-Delacruz had gone missing after performing a special count. The facility went into escape procedures and a bloodhound was called in to do a perimeter search.

Shreve and Hudgins-Delacruz were found hiding under a trailer on the property, but the bloodhound was able to lead officers to three duffle bags of contraband in a creek bed.

The bloodhound and the handler were recently trained during a two-week man tracking course at the K9 headquarters in Pauls Valley.

"Inmates with contraband pose a serious threat to everyone at the facility," interim corrections director Joe M. Allbaugh said. "The effort and vigilance from the correctional officers and bloodhound that tracked these men down and recovered the contraband did an outstanding job to ensure the safety and security of the facility."

The three duffle bags were filled were a wide variety of contraband, including:

  • 30 pounds of pipe tobacco
  • 5.6 pounds of smokeless tobacco
  • .54 pounds of marijuana
  • 50 lighters
  • 10 blue tooth headsets
  • 5 cell phone charges
  • 2 bottles of Hennessy
  • 2 boxes of rolling papers
  • 15 cell phones
  • 3 packs of cigarettes
  • 10 packs of cigars
  • 2 bags of tobacco leaves
  • 6 cans of air freshener
  • 2 boxes of mouse traps
  • 10 rolls of electrical tape
  • 2 sets of scales
  • 4 USB flash drives
  • 4 packages of Velcro
  • 2 bags of rubber bands
  • 2 bottles of shampoo
  • 1 do-rag
  • 1 pocket knife
  • 3 bottles of opiate-positive liquid
  • 2 sports bras

The Jim E. Hamilton Correctional Center opened in Hodgen, OK, in 1969 and is a minimum security facility. It houses around 709 male inmates and is a host facility to 32 beds for LeFlore County.

Shreve was serving a 15-year sentence after being convicted of a robbery with a firearm in Tulsa County. Hudgins-Delacruz was serving multiple sentences for second-degree burglaries and drug possession out of Cleveland County.

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