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Drugs were supplied by prison officer

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Daniel McKenzie Credit: Kent Police

More on the prison officer who supplied cannabis. An investigation by The Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate revealed that Daniel McKenzie supplied two inmates with cannabis. He also admitted supplying cocaine to two friends and possessing cocaine with intent to supply.

McKenzie, who had previously completed corruption prevention training as a prison officer, resigned from his post in April. He was charged with the four drugs offences in August.

Prison officer supplied drugs to inmates

A Prison Officer who supplied cannabis to inmates at a Kent prison has been jailed.

Today, Daniel McKenzie (28) of Cheriton Road, Folkestone, was sentenced to five years, four months behind bars after admitting four drugs-related charges.

McKenzie was working as a Prison Officer on 28 February this year when he was seen to enter the cell of two prisoners HMP Elmley, on the Isle of Sheppey. McKenzie also admitted supplying cocaine to two of his friends and possessing cocaine with intent to supply.

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