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Corrections Officer accused of smuggling contraband

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Corrections Officer accused of smuggling contraband

By Greg Gurule. CREATED Feb 13, 2014

TUCSON (KGUN9-TV) -32-year-old corrections officer Arturo Martinez is behind  bars facing felony charges of "promoting prison contraband."  Two inmates, Roberto Zavala and Jose Ortiz have also been charged in connection with the contraband bust.

The Pima County Sheriff's Office says that Martinez has resigned.  Investigators say say there may be additional arrests.