Man threw drugs into prison, deputies say

A man was arrested Saturday after tossing marijuana, cell phones, rolling papers and other contraband over a fence at Augusta Medical Prison , deputies say.

A patrol unit caught Robert Felix, 31, of the 400 block of West Cherry Street, as he tossed a bag over the fence around 5:55 a.m., a Richmond County sheriff's report said.

Felix, who according to the report said he was paid $700 to bring the items to an inmate , was arrested on a charge of providing items prohibited for possession of an inmate.