Brandy, whisky and home-cooked food: Inmate caught trying to sneak items back into facility

BEAUMONT, Texas (KTRK) -- A Jefferson County inmate was caught red-handed, sneaking items back into the facility -- from bottles of brandy, whisky, tobacco and home-cooked food.

According to the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office, 25-year-old Joshua Hansen was caught escaping from the facility, entering private property and picking up a duffel bag.

Deputies believe the bag was dropped off by a person driving an unknown vehicle.

Inside the bag, deputies discovered three bottles of brandy, a bottle of whisky, bags of Bugler tobacco, packaged snacks, fruit and a large amount of home-cooked food.

Hansen was arrested and charged with escape and possession of marijuana.
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