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Police seize saw blades, tobacco from McDowell County prison

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MCDOWELL COUNTY, WV (WVVA) Deputies in McDowell County seize $12,000 worth of contraband intended to be smuggled into the Stevens Correctional Facility in Welch.

Smoking tobacco, snuff, and saw blades were seized from two separate locations; behind a maintenance shed at the prison and near the Dept. of Highways headquarters in Havaco.

The investigation is ongoing. According to the McDowell County Sheriff's Office, warrants are forthcoming. Deputies say no pictures will be released to the media. 

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