Lebanon, Ohio (The Weekly Vice) - Loretta Cottey, a 53-year-old Ohio woman was jailed after she attempted to smuggle drugs into jail for her already convicted son.
According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, detectives received a tip that alleged Cottey would be attempting the bring drugs to her son, who is currently an inmate at the Warren Correctional Institute.
When Cottey arrived at the jail to visit her son, troopers confronted her about the drugs she had allegedly smuggled into jail.
Investigators say Cottey admitted to possessing the drugs , volunteering eight small balloons that were each filled with 2 grams of marijuana.
She also reportedly smuggled 58 Klonopin tablets and two $100 bills.
Cottey was booked into the Warren County Jail on charges of attempting to convey drugs onto the grounds of a detention facility and possessing criminal tools.
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July 29, 2010
Posted by Danny Vice at 1:55:00 AM
Loretta Cottey - Jailed After Smuggling Drugs Into Jail For Convicted Son