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Warrants: Man tried to throw footballs containing contraband to inmate at Upstate prison

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Kadeem Cobb and seized contraband (Source: Greenville Co. Detention/Department of Corrections) Kadeem Cobb and seized contraband (Source: Greenville Co. Detention/Department of Corrections)
Seized contraband was inside footballs (Source: SC Department of Corrections) Seized contraband was inside footballs (Source: SC Department of Corrections)
PELZER, SC (FOX Carolina) -

Authorities arrested a man on Saturday accused of trying to bring contraband into Perry Correctional Institution using footballs.

According to arrest warrants, Kadeem Laron Cobb tried to furnish a prisoner at the Pelzer prison with contraband by throwing footballs with the prohibited items inside, which included marijuana, cell phones and tobacco.

Cobb was in possession of 41.9 grams of marijuana he was trying to distribute inside Perry Correctional, the warrants state.

He was arrested and charged with possession with intent to distribute, trespassing on South Carolina Department of Corrections property and attempting to furnish a prisoner with contraband.

He is currently being held at the Greenville County Detention on a $13,000 bond.

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