Prisoner had wrong kind of cell, guard says

BUFORD — A Phillips State Prison inmate was booked in the local jail this week after a routine search found him in possession of a cell phone, authorities said.

William Slaton, 29, of Macon, is charged with giving articles to convicts, jail records show.

Slaton was sentenced to six years in prison on a Bibb County burglary conviction in 2006.