Several People Arrested For Attempting To Smuggle Drugs Into Prison

Police arrest seven people for trying to smuggle drugs into inmates at the Pike County Detention Center.

The Pike County jailer says inmates were conspiring with people to have marijuana and pain medications brought to them. Police were able to intercept the drugs before inmates could get them.

Angel Shanowat, David Thacker, William Hitchcock, Larry Heath Phillips, Dorothy Williams, Christian Phillips, and Jason Wesley Williams were arrested and charged with engaging in organized crime and conspiracy to promote contraband.

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