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Woman caught smuggling narcotics into prison

(Another woman caught trying to smuggle drugs into prison)…She was identified as 40-year-old Tosha Evelyn Green of Moreno Valley.

Green had gone to the Calipatria State Prison over the weekend to visit Prentis Banks, a convicted murderer. Prison staff noticed the woman hand something to Banks, who then placed the item in the inner waistband of his pants. Security and Investigations Unit Staff separated the two. Green consented to a search, which resulted in the discovery of a bindle containing 79 grams of heroin, with an estimated prison value of $19,750. The prisoner was also searched. A bindle containing 87 grams of marijuana was found. The marijuana had a prison value of $13,095. Green was arrested and booked into County Jail. Banks was placed in the prison’s administrative segregation unit.