Oklahoma parolee uses T-shirt gun to launch contraband into state prison compound

Oklahoma parolee uses T-shirt gun to launch contraband into state prison compound
OK Department of Corrections; Kerri Jo Hickman, Beckham Co. Sheriff

[Ed. – Not all candidates for the Darwin sweepstakes are men. She’s clearly got a big future ahead of her.  Hickman had only been released from the facility herself a few weeks ago.  A “T-shirt gun” is an air cannon like the ones used to launch T-shirts for promotions in sports stadiums, among other non-criminal applications.]

An Oklahoma woman was arrested after authorities say she used a T-shirt gun to launch drugs, cellphones and other contraband over a prison fence.

The Oklahoma Department of Corrections says the incident prompted a lockdown at the North Fork Correctional Unit in Sayre, about 120 miles west of Oklahoma City.

The agency says authorities arrested Kerri Jo Hickman after discovering the T-shirt gun and another package in her vehicle.

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Tulsa television station KOTV reports that the container that was launched Sunday contained cellphones, ear buds, phone chargers, methamphetamine, digital scales, marijuana and tobacco.

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