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Cereal, cracker boxes filled with contraband, prison says

July 19, 2012 |  8:16 am

Boxes of cereal and crackers filled with illegal materials.

A care package of cereal and cracker boxes sent to an inmate at the California Men’s Colony in San Luis Obispo this week actually included contraband, officials said.

The  package was filled with electronics like cellphones, Bluetooth headsets, chargers, as well as cigarettes.

Corrections officers in charge of mail are trained to spot such suspicious packages, officials said.

In total, 12 cellphones, 12 chargers, 300 cigarettes and 2 Bluetooth devices were reported to have been seized.

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--Fox 40 Sacramento.

Photo: Boxes of cereal and crackers filled with illegal materials. Credit: Fox 40.

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