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If caught with possession of illegal drug in new jail and dealt with in-house, can you be charged by police as well? Is this not double jeopardy?
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No, you can still be charged.
If you commit a crime in Gaol, it still is a criminal offence.
Double Jeopardy is when you get charged with an offence, then obtain two penalties for same.

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