(Five women arrested)…They were separate arrests.
All were for attempting to smuggle narcotics into the two State Prisons. At the Centinela Prison, 30 year old Mercedita Van Williams of Elk Grove was arrested on Saturday. On Sunday 28 year old Josephine Irene Neri of Stockton was taken into custody. At the Calipatria State Prison, 33 year old Wendy April Camel of Redondo Beach was taken into custody. That arrest was followed by 26 year old Kayla Holt of Los Angeles. The third arrest at Calipat was 28 year old Titiana Hall of Perris. All five women were booked into County Jail. The two children with Camel were turned over to Child Protective Services.