Continuing the Crook County News Since 1884

California woman arrested for smuggling contraband into jail

A California woman has been arrested for attempting to smuggle contraband into a jail after she turned herself in on an active warrant and it was found that she had alcohol in her purse and two controlled substances hidden within her person.

According to court reports, Paige Poor arrived in the front lobby of the Crook County Sheriff’s Office on November 15 to turn herself in on an active warrant. At that time, she denied having any illegal drugs or alcohol on her person or among her belongings when questioned.

As Poor was booked into custody, an unopened travel-size bottle of vodka was allege...