Holman Prison Canteen Manager Busted On Drug Charges

February 17, 2017

An employee at the Holman Correctional Facility in Atmore has been arrested for attempting to smuggle illegal contraband into the prison.

During a patrol of the facility’s parking lot, a dog assigned to the ADOC K-9 Drug Unit alerted on a vehicle owned by Curtis Andrews, 64, of Mobile.

After investigators with the Alabama Department of Corrections detained Andrews, they reported finding concealed in his clothing several packages wrapped in tape containing 179 grams of synthetic marijuana and methamphetamine.

Andrews was charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, promoting prison contraband, and trafficking.  Andrews, who managed the facility’s canteen, resigned after his arrest and was taken to the Escambia County Jail.

Andrews had been employed by the ADOC since 1990.


8 Responses to “Holman Prison Canteen Manager Busted On Drug Charges”

  1. Billy Preston on February 17th, 2017 9:26 pm

    Maybe 40 hours a week at the prison just wasn’t enough for him.

  2. Duke of Wawbeek on February 17th, 2017 11:18 am

    He would have done better for himself, standing out there in the road, blocking traffic.

  3. anne 1of2 on February 17th, 2017 10:43 am

    A good job and a bad decision. How sad he through away his freedom for drugs.

  4. miixster on February 17th, 2017 9:33 am

    stack another on top of an already crowded prison system. there has to be a solution

  5. mick on February 17th, 2017 9:23 am

    He will easily be replaced as one of the contraband smugglers, and the criminals he was supplying don’t give a crap about him.

  6. Justice For All on February 17th, 2017 9:13 am

    Can we get THOSE dogs to visit Florida state prisons please? Oh..and can the unbiased dog handlers come with them?

  7. Gary on February 17th, 2017 5:58 am

    Andrews should spend the rest of his life at Holman. Bad behavior = prison

  8. Anthony Sellers on February 17th, 2017 5:22 am

    A 27 year employee who now loses everything and gets to view life from the other side of the bars. I’m sure he is just the tip of the iceberg regarding drug smuggling into the prison.

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