Pulaski County Tax Commissioner charged with sneaking contraband into jail

PULASKI COUNTY, Georgia (41NBC/WMGT) – The Pulaski County Tax Commissioner is charged with sneaking contraband into a jail for her son.

Investigators explained Seaton Bennett gave contraband to Officer Joy Brown at the Pulaski County Jail. 

Bill Bodrey, assistant special agent-in-charge of the GBI’s Eastman Bureau, said Brown would then give the contraband to Bennett’s son, Calvin Beck.

The contraband included body wash, tobacco, nail clippers and prescription drugs. Authorities arrested Bennett on Monday. She is charged with violating oath of office and sneaking contraband into a jail. 

The District Attorney for the Oconee Circuit, Tim Vaughn, said Bennett is out on a 15-thousand dollar bond. He expects the trial to be sometime next year.

Authorities have a warrant out for Brown’s arrest, but they haven’t been able to locate her.

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