Woman visits jail with illegal drugs, gets locked up as well
BATON ROUGE – Officials with the East Baton Rouge Sheriff’s Office say a woman has been arrested for trying to smuggle crystal meth, heroin and marijuana into the East Baton Rouge Parish Prison.
According to a police report, 26-year-old Takeela Foster visited Parish Prison on Wednesday afternoon around 1:30 p.m.
But officials say when they pat searched Foster, they discovered seven blue straws, each appearing to contain ‘contraband,’ or substances that are not allowed in a prison.
Officials say after listening to phone conversations between Foster and a prison inmate they concluded that the straws not only contained contraband substances, but illegal narcotics.
The police report says the straws Foster brought to the prison contained the following items:
-2.5 grams of heroin
-3.3 grams of crystal meth
-3.1 grams of synthetic marijuana
-14.2 grams of tobacco
Foster was arrested and booked into East Baton Rouge Parish Prison on charges that include possession and distribution of illegal drugs.