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Cuyahoga County jailer on leave following narcotics unit investigation

Cuyahoga County Jail
Posted at 4:16 PM, Aug 29, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-31 12:23:37-04

CLEVELAND — Cuyahoga County has placed a 32-year-old corrections officer on unpaid administrative leave following an investigation by the Cuyahoga County Sheriff's Office Narcotics Unit.

The county started a probational removal process on Aug. 26. The jailer had been with the county since Nov. 8, 2021.

A county spokesperson said authorities received a tip which was investigated and resulted in the jailer's arrest.

The jailer is accused of "transporting laced paper of heroin and PCP into the county jail. This was done during the course of her duties as an employee of the jail," according to Cleveland Municipal Court records.

She's charged with the illegal conveyance of drugs of abuse onto the grounds of a specified government facility, court records state. The charge is a third-degree felony.

The case was bound over to the Cuyahoga County Court of Common Pleas.

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