Madison County Jail employee arrested for distributing contraband to inmates

MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - Madison County Detention Center employee has been arrested and charged with distributing contraband to inmates.

Kentucky State Police narcotics detectives arrested 50-year-old Donna Hunter of Richmond around 8:30am Saturday morning. Hunter is an employee of the Madison County Detention Center.

State Police say detectives believe Hunter was bringing contraband into the jail to distribute to the inmates.

Hunter is charged with two counts Promoting Contraband, Prescription Substance not in Proper Container and Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. She is lodged in the Rockcastle County Detention Center.

State Police say the investigation is still ongoing.

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