(43 year old woman arrested at Calipat state Prison)…She is accused of smuggling marijuana into the facility.
Lawonna Donaldson of Sacramento had gone to the Calipatria Prison to visit her husband Eric Newborn. The inmate was convicted of second-degree robbery. Following the visit, as Newborn was being processed to be returned to his cell, a K-9 alerted to the inmate. Newborn was searched, which resulted in the discovery of 33.6 grams of marijuana. A search of the woman found nothing. Evidence linked Donaldson to her husband and she was arrested. She was booked into County Jail. Newborn was placed in the administrative segregation unit at the prison.