Two men use grandmother’s casket to smuggle drugsBy Mason White 2:06 PM September 2, 2014
|Nekoase Antwan Vinson and Henry Ison Rouse|
By: Sanvi Rizvi
Two men who paid respect to their grandmother, have used her casket to smuggle drugs.
The men of Georgia, used their deceased grandmother’s coffin to smuggle drugs into prison.
Inmates Nekoase Antwan Vinson, 30, and his cousin, Henry Ison Rouse, 27, were given permission to attend their grandmother’s funeral.
The inmates were escorted by jail guards to the private viewing of their 74-year-old grandmother Emma Mae Faulk of Macon.
Once there, while still in handcuffs, the two men were given a few moments alone to grieve for their loss.
According to Bibb County Sheriff David Davis, when they returned to prison and were searched, deputies found the contraband on them.
Officers said that drug was apparently placed in the coffin by relatives. “To use the body of a dead grandmother to hide drugs and other contraband is evil,” Davis said.
Prison staff also found tobacco, a lighter and a cell phone on the 30-year-old man. Both defendants were charged with possession of marijuana and bringing contraband into the jail.