Bent warder faces prison sentence
A cocaine-snorting prison officer who smuggled packages into Maghaberry for a notorious career criminal is now facing a jail sentence himself after confessing to bringing parcels into prison for violent armed robber Mark ‘Cheesy’ Cavanagh.
Bent warder Darrall Scott , from Winona Lodge in Donaghcloney, Co Down, was suspended from his duties in May 2009 after being arrested on suspicion of involvement in a jailhouse smuggling scam involving west Belfast thug Cavanagh.
The 45-year-old appeared in court at Craigavon last Tuesday to plead guilty to three counts of misconduct in public office — all relating to the smuggling of packages into scandal-dogged Maghaberry Prison.
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