Officer pleads guilty to bringing drugs to jail

CNJ Staff A former detention officer at the Curry County Adult Detention Center pleaded guilty this week to bringing drugs into the jail, according to a press release from the 9th Judicial District Attorney’s office. Following a 60-day diagnostic evaluation, 30-year-old Damain Pardue will be sentenced. He faces a maximum of 18 months imprisonment, the […]

Detention officer charged with smuggling drugs

By Sharna Johnson: CNJ staff writer A Curry County Detention Center officer was arrested Tuesday and charged with attempting to smuggle marijuana and other contraband into the jail. Damien Pardue, 29, told police he was smuggling the marijuana and contraband into the jail for inmate Byron Logan, according to police reports. Logan, 25, pleaded guilty […]