Internal Investigation At The Angelina County Jail

An internal investigation at the Angelina County Jail is looking into how an inmate got hold of a cell phone.

Angelina County Sheriff Kent Henson says the investigation came after an inmate made a call using a cell phone that was somehow smuggled into the jail. So far, the only unauthorized items found in the jail include the cell phone and some cigarettes.

Sheriff Henson says he cannot confirm anyone being fired over the incident. The sheriff says it's only an internal investigation being handled by the Sheriff's Department.