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A prison officer of St. Clair prison has resigned after his arrest on charges for having illegal drugs at the Springville facility.

Ivan Caldwell, 26, of Birmingham is facing charges for trafficking drugs, promoting prison contraband and violating a pistol license according to the Department of Corrections.

The agency says Caldwell, an employee since 2017, quit following his arrest.

The Associated Press reports that a vehicle search showed Caldwell had packages of methamphetamine and heroin.

He was booked into the St. Clair County Jail. No further information is available at this time.

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