Ex-Prison Guards Convicted Of Bringing Pot Into Prison

PELL CITY, Ala. (AP) – Two former state prison guards now face time behind bars after a circuit jury in St. Clair County found them guilty of promoting prison contraband.
     
Tommie Borden and Mark Clark could each get 1 to 10 years in prison after being convicted of smuggling marijuana into the St. Clair Correctional Facility.
 
They were arrested in December 2006.
 
Clark had been employed as a prison guard for three years while Borden had worked in the corrections system for about a year.
 
A judge in Pell City scheduled a sentencing hearing for September.