Former Troup Co. jail guard sentenced

Angel Vargas
Angel Vargas

TROUP COUNTY, GA (WTVM) - A former jail guard at the Troup County Jail is sentenced to five years in prison for selling drugs to inmates.

Angel Vargas, 40, was sentenced Friday April 18.

He pleaded guilty to possession of marijuana with intent to distribute and three counts of furnishing items to an inmate.

In addition to five years in prison, Vargas will be on probation for five years.

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