Jail Workers Arrested On Drug Charges

Two central Kentucky jail employees are behind bar, charged with selling drugs to inmates..

Nicholasville Police arrested Dana Whitlock. She's a deputy jailer and nurse aid at the Jessamine County Jail.

Police say she sold and illegally distributed some medications to inmates.

Her arrest comes on the heels of the arrest of Captain Mike Rigney. He is a 15 year veteran of the Jessamine County Jail.

He's charged with trafficking a controlled substance.

Police say they received numerous complaints of drug trafficking in the jail since last October from jail employees, former inmates and citizens.

Both are now being held in the Fayette County Jail.

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