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Charles Manson texts from prison so much that it might become a crime

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California prisons might make prisoner possession of cell phones illegal, and it's all because Charles Manson can't stop texting his friends. And leaving singing voicemails for them. After the notorious serial killer and cult leader was caught for a second time with a contraband cell phone hidden under his mattress, State Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Pacoima, decided he was having none of it, and has introduced a bill that could reduce credit for time served for those caught with phones, and make smuggling cell phones to prisoners a misdemeanor with possible fines up to $5,000. So consider yourselves warned: if you have any texts you've been meaning to send Charles Manson, you'd better do it now.