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Former SC Department of Correction’s employee from Swansea arrested at prison

Columbia, SC - The S.C. Department of Corrections Police Services released the arrest warrants Wednesday for Anthony C. Karras Jr., a former correctional officer at Broad River Correctional Institution. Karras, 27, of Swansea, is charged with introducing contraband into a prison, criminal conspiracy and misconduct in office.

Karras was charged after trying to enter the facility while concealing 57 grams of tobacco and rolling papers inside his protective vest. The contraband was discovered during an unannounced search of employees on Tuesday, November 12th, 2019. He was fired after his arrest.

In a statement released to the media, a spokesperson for the S.C. Department of Corrections said they wanted to remind members of the public that after an arrest, the burden of proof is on the state to prove guilt beyond a reasonable doubt within a court of law.

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