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Woman caught trying to sneak drugs into EBR Parish Prison

5 years 2 months 4 weeks ago Friday, January 18 2019 Jan 18, 2019 January 18, 2019 10:22 PM January 18, 2019 in News
Source: WBRZ

BATON ROUGE - East Baton Rouge deputies arrested a woman Friday evening, allegedly trying to sneak drugs into the Parish Prison.

According to the Sheriff's Office, deputies intercepted a call between an inmate and Brittany Fitzgerald referencing the delivery of drugs.

Deputies found Fitzgerald in the parking lot of the prison around 4:30 p.m. in possession of the following drugs and contraband.

0.8-grams of heroin
0.5-grams of crystal methamphetamine
Two-sealed Suboxone packs, bupreorphine 8-milligram/naloxone 2-milligram sublingual film
Two-hypodermic needles, one of which loaded with 15-cubic centimeters of suspected heroin and the other with 15-cubic centimeters of suspected Naloxone
One-vial of Naloxone HCI 0.4-milligram/one-milligram doses
Zip-up case with small cotton balls, pieces of blue latex glove, and Triple Antibiotic/Pain Relief Ointment

Fitzgerald told deputies that an inmate requested her to throw the drugs over the facility fence.

Fitzgerald is charged with possession with intent to distribute drugs and introducing contraband into a penal institution. She was booked at East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.

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