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MDOC officer arrested for bringing contraband into jail

Updated: Jun. 11, 2021 at 8:00 AM CDT
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JACKSON, Miss. (WLBT) - Mississippi Department of Corrections investigators arrested one of their own Wednesday.

MDOC investigators arrested correctional officer Brenda Denise Hicks of Morton on Wednesday.

Her charges include introducing contraband in the form of methamphetamine, possession of illegal contraband in the form of methamphetamine, trafficking contraband in the form of methamphetamine, and extortion.

Morton worked at the Central Mississippi Correctional Facility in Pearl.

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