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A Richwood Correctional Center Officer was arrested Saturday during a routine shake-down at the jail for having contraband on his person in the institution.

According to the police report, 41-year-old Tyre D. Manning was discovered with two packs of cigarette tobacco, a cell phone and two sandwich bags of synthetic marijuana. The synthetic marijuana was concealed in a potato chip bag. Manning was then arrested and transported to the Ouachita Correctional Center for booking and confinement.

There is no further information at this time.