A Mississaugua man is facing charges after police say was trying to get contraband into a Kingston prison.
Just before 10 p.m. on Thursday, police say correctional officers at Collins Bay Institution noticed a man on the grounds who had breached the southern border of the property.
Police say the man tried to flee from correctional officers through a marshy area, but he was quickly detained.
During the pursuit, police say he threw a black bag, which the officers were able to recover
The bag allegedly contained several cell phones and related equipment, marijuana, tobacco, rolling papers and lighters.
A 22-year-old Mississauga man was charged with attempting to deliver contraband to a federally incarcerated inmate, possession of cannabis for the purpose of distributing, trespassing on federal penitentiary property and breach probation.