By Troy Torres
Criminal charges were filed today against DOC inmate Shawn Johnson for Promotion of Major Prison Contraband as a Second-Degree Felony.
According to the criminal complaint filed this afternoon, prosecutor Jeremy S. Kemper stated:
“On or about October 30, 2019 DOC officers conducted an unannounced search of cell #14 in Post #6 in the Department of Corrections. The only inmate housed in this cell was SHAWN JOHNSON ("DEFENDANT").
Inside the cell, the Defendant was found by DOC officers possessing a BLU cell phone. Upon discovery, the Defendant attempted to conceal the cell phone in his crotch area.”
Johnson is currently being held on numerous local and federal charges related to drugs and smuggling drugs into the prison.