SLED: Probation Agent Gave Cell Phone to Prisoner

10:11 AM, Mar 28, 2013   |    comments
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Columbia, SC (WLTX) - An agent with the Probation, Parole, and Pardon department is accused of giving an prisoner at a county jail a cell phone.

Tyson Maurice Milhouse, 37, is charged with one count of furnishing or attempting to furnish a prisoner with contraband and misconduct in office.

State Law Enforcement Division agents say early this year Milhouse gave the phone to a state inmate housed at the Barnwell County Detention Center.

Milhouse has been suspended without pay.

The contraband charge is a felony, and is punishable by up to 10 years in prison.

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