Former Post prison guards accused of accepting bribes

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Updated: 7/03/2013 6:11 am
Federal charges of accepting a bribe were filed against two former prison guards at the Dalby Unit in Post.

Prosecutors accuse Philip Andrew Tyler of providing cocaine for an inmate in exchange for money in December 2011.

Cesar Ceja is accused of giving tobacco to an inmate in exchange for a candy bar in January 2012.

The defendants were charged in separate court documents filed in Lubbock Federal Court.
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Liberty Seeker - 7/2/2013 8:23 PM
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The exchange transactions appear to be illegal, (guards smuggling tobacco and/or cocaine into a prison) but don't appear to be bribes. In my opinion, a campaign contribution is a bribe. The smuggling and possession in order to vend the contraband is slightly more offensive than accepting a bribe or campaign contribution. Although both should be considered second degree felonies.
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