SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK
Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin points to a lighter shown in an x-ray of an inmate's lower region during a press conference regarding Correctional Officers breaking up a smuggling ring inside the jail, in Merced, Calif. Monday, April 19, 2010. Two cell phones were also intercepted.
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin points to a lighter shown in an x-ray of an inmate's lower region during a press conference regarding Correctional Officers breaking up a smuggling ring inside the jail, in Merced, Calif. Monday, April 19, 2010. Two cell phones were also intercepted. Merced Sun-Star
SUN-STAR PHOTO BY BEA AHBECK Merced County Sheriff Mark Pazin points to a lighter shown in an x-ray of an inmate's lower region during a press conference regarding Correctional Officers breaking up a smuggling ring inside the jail, in Merced, Calif. Monday, April 19, 2010. Two cell phones were also intercepted. Merced Sun-Star