A man has been charged with trying to sneak a large number of items into a DeKalb County Jail in Decatur, Georgia.

Deputies at the jail say they spotted 45-year-old Michael Anthony Dixon leaving the area near the jail's lobby carrying a box cutter, which prompted a search of the area by deputies.

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While looking around, deputies found a large white bag stashed in a bush. When they opened the bag, deputies determined that this bag was designated to be a "contraband drop."

The intention was that the bag would be hidden in the bushes, but then would be hoisted up through a broken window of the jail to be secretly sold to inmates.

Inside of the bag, turned out some crazy stuff:

  • Glue
  • Cooked chicken wings
  • Jewelry
  • Ear pods
  • Sweets
  • Marijuana
  • Hex keys
  • Cocaine
  • Loose tobacco
  • Phone chargers
  • More than a dozen packs of cigarettes
  • Lighters
  • Cell phones

“The safety of the intended recipients and others in our custody and on our staff is threatened by this practice, and Sheriff Maddox has made it clear that it will not be tolerated. Offenders will be prosecuted within the full extent of the law,” Chief Deputy Randy Akies told WSBTV.

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Dixon was arrested and charged with crossing the guard line with weapons without consent, possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana, and criminal trespass.

Ironically enough, he's being held in the jail he tried to help sneak items into - The DeKalb County Jail.

Read more at WSBTV

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