Angola cadet booked after pistol, ammunition discovered in vehicle

Cadet at Angola arrested after gun, ammo allegedly found in her car

(WAFB) - Investigators charged Louisiana State Penitentiary cadet Keiosha L. Smith, 28, after correctional officers discovered a pistol and two loaded magazines in her vehicle.

Keiosha Smith
Keiosha Smith (Source: West Feliciana Parish Sheriff's Office)

Officials claimed Smith denied having any contraband when entering the front gate at the facility around 5 a.m. Monday, Feb. 10. It is illegal to bring a firearm or ammunition onto prison property.

Deputies booked Smith into West Feliciana Parish Jail for introduction of contraband.

Smith, who has been employed as a cadet since October of 2019, resigned during questioning, officials said.

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