Two Tecumseh State Prison workers arrested on contraband-related charges

Two employees at the Tecumseh State Prison were arrested Saturday on contraband-related charges.

Corporals Richard Fries, 53, and Ryan Tokar, 31, were arrested and sent to Johnson County Jail, according to the Nebraska Department of Correctional Services.

Fries has been employed at the prison since January and Tokar since November 2016.

The Department of Correctional Services declined to provide further information, citing an ongoing investigation.

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