Lithonia man charged in plot to smuggle drugs into the Floyd County Prison

February 21, 2020–10:03 a.m.


A Lithonia man is in the Floyd County Jail accused of attempting to smuggle drugs into the Floyd County Prison.

According to arrest warrants, 24-year old Maurice Carter Nixon delivered 98.9 grams of suspected marijuana and 29.6 grams of suspected methamphetamine to the Rome-Floyd Recycling Center on Lavender Drive back on October 16.

The warrant states that Nixon conspired with two other individuals, including a prison inmate.

He is charged with conspiracy to commit a felony, use of a communication device in facilitating the commission of a felony, and items prohibited for possession by an inmate.

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