Woman, son charged with tossing phones to inmates

A Dallas, Ga., woman and her teenage son are facing charges after they tried to provide Augusta State Medical Prison inmates with cellphones, police said.

According to the Richmond County Sheriff’s Office, Alicia Michelle Price, 39, drove her 16-year-old son to the prison, where he tossed a bag of cellphones and phone chargers over the fence about noon May 12. Employees observed the incident.

Authorities obtained warrants June 13. Price was booked into the Richmond County jail Monday on five counts of going inside a guard line with contraband.

The juvenile also was charged.

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