2nd Halawa prison guard charged with smuggling methUPDATED 6:40 AM HST Jan 27, 2014Video Transcript
guard has been nabbed for his part in allegedly smuggling crystal meth into the facility. Today Honolulu F-B-I agents arrested 45-year-old Mark Damas ...who was later charged with conspiracy to distribute.. and possession with the intent to distribute ice. Just two weeks ago, Halawa officer James Kimo Sanders was indicted for smuggling meth into the prison. His trial has been set for March. Authorities say the cases are separate and no conspiracy is alleged between the two. 22 Department of Public Safety Director Ted Sakai issued a statement saying "This latest arrest represents the efforts to weed out corrupt employees in our prisons and to bring individuals who commit these crimes to justice, ensuring safety in our prisons and the public."