NEW ORLEANS — A former deputy sheriff accused of smuggling contraband into Orleans Parish Prison has been arrested.
Sheriff Marlin Gusman says former deputy Evelyn Tureaud, who resigned Oct. 1 amid an internal investigation, was arrested Saturday and booked with introducing contraband into a prison.
The New Orleans Advocate reports (http://bit.ly/1w8q7W5 ) Tureaud was arrested in Jefferson Parish on a warrant obtained by the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office.
She was booked on 14 counts of introducing contraband into a penal institution and malfeasance.
It was unclear whether Tureaud has an attorney.
Information from: The New Orleans Advocate, http://www.neworleansadvocate.com