Prison employee from Vidalia arrested

Published 5:38 pm Tuesday, March 9, 2021

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VIDALIA — A former Louisiana prison employee from Vidalia was recently arrested for inappropriate behavior.

According to arrest records, Alicia Thames, 35, of Vidalia, was arrested Friday, March 5, on a charge of malfeasance in office for taking contraband to or from a correctional facility.


Thames was an employee of the Louisiana State Penitentiary and has been removed from her position since her arrest, law officials said.

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