(Berlin, NH) - Authorities have charged an employee at the Northern Correctional Facility in Berlin with bringing drugs into the prison.

NH State Police photo
NH State Police photo

49 year old Charles Hanson works as a chef at the prison.  State officials say Hanson attempted to bring a large amount of controlled drugs to inmates. The prison value of the drugs is estimated to be in excess of $67,000.

Hanson was charged with Delivery of Articles to Prisoners, a Class B Felony.

Other arrests are expected as the investigation continues.


More From 97.5 WOKQ