Cops: Man Tosses Football Full of Drugs Into Prison
It had cell phones, too, but the throw was off target
By Newser Editors, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 18, 2014 6:16 PM CDT

(Newser) – Points for creativity, at least. Michigan authorities say a man attempted to chuck a football filled with drugs and cellphones into the exercise yard of a state prison in Jackson. Two big problems: The throw fell short, with the ball landing between two fences instead of in the exercise yard. Worse, a guard at the G. Robert Cotton Correctional Facility saw him throw it, and Christen D. Moore ended up behind bars himself on contraband charges.

The ball had heroin, marijuana, and tobacco, along with three cellphones and some chargers, reports the Detroit Free Press. The weird part is that an object used to smuggle stuff into prison is often called a "football," reports MLive. "In this case it literally was a football," says a state corrections spokesperson.

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Jun 19, 2014 10:11 AM CDT
I knew a guy who did time in Corcoran State prison - it's not a charm school, that's where they keep Charles Manson. Anyhoo, he told me that when prisoners smuggle things into prison in their rectum it's called "hooping". Just, FYI...
Jun 19, 2014 9:06 AM CDT
Wow - sounds like this guy cheated on a test or two in High School ! ! !
Jun 19, 2014 8:31 AM CDT
some arm!! FOOTBALL scouts are looking for this RX QB!! there ya go!!