DeSoto County jailer arrested for smuggling phone into jail

Christopher Hooker

DESOTO COUNTY, Miss. — DeSoto County Sheriff Bill Rasco confirms Christopher Hooker, 35, was arrested Saturday night for smuggling a cell phone into the jail. Rasco says Hooker has been fired.

He’s charged with furnishing a weapon, unauthorized electronic device, cell phone or contraband to prisoners.

This is an ongoing investigation.

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