– allegedly collected $20,000 for delivery servicesTwo prison officers were arrested on Sunday evening after they allegedly collected monies to deliver two parcels of marijuana to an inmate.According to Director of Prisons, Gladwin Samuels, he received information that two prison officers had collected a parcel containing marijuana from a civilian while on duty at the Georgetown Public Hospital.He immediately went to the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) of the Brickdam Police Station and requested help in apprehending the prison wardens.“An operation was set up and the bus they (prison officers) were travelling in was stopped on the East Coast bus park area. A search was carried out by Police and the suspected marijuana was found in a black bag in the possession of [one of the] prison officers,” Samuels said.The two officers were escorted to Brickdam Police Station, where they were questioned.During the interrogation, one of the officers confessed to collecting the item from a civilian to take for a prisoner “to eat”. He told investigators that he was paid $20,000 to deliver the narcotics. The marijuana was wrapped in two parcels and when weighed, amounted to one pound. The two prison officers remain in Police custody and are assisting with investigations.