Elayn Hunt Correctional Center cadet arrested

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Cadet accused of smuggling drugs into inmates

BATON ROUGE, La. (WVLA/WGMB)– A crackdown on contraband at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center has landed a former prison cadet in jail.

Earlier this week Elayn Hunt Correctional Center investigators found drugs meant for prisoners in the vehicle of 29-year-old Elayn Hunt Correctional Center Cadet Adrian T. King.

A search of King’s vehicle turned up .10 ounces of marijuana.
St. Gabriel Police booked King into the Iberville Parish Prison on one count each of Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Institution and Malfeasance in Office charges.


King had been a corrections cadet at Elayn Hunt Correctional Center since October 2018. The Department is ending his employment based on the fact that he is a probationary employee.
Elayn Hunt Correctional Center investi

gators will continue working with the St. Gabriel Police Department on this investigation.

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