NewsLocal NewsRichland County News


Former kitchen worker convicted of bringing drugs into Richland County Jail

Richland County Jail.png
Posted at 1:39 PM, Jan 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-08 13:39:49-05

RICHLAND COUNTY, Ohio — A former contracted kitchen worker at the Richland County Jail, who was convicted of bringing drugs into the jail, will serve prison time, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.

Grace Markley was convicted of illegal conveyance of drugs, aggravated trafficking drugs and aggravated possession of drugs.

In July 2020, jail staff was notified that Markley was going to bring drugs into the jail. The sheriff's office was notified of her plans.

When she entered the jail on July 20, investigators searched Markley and found methamphetamines in her possession.

She was sentenced to 3 years in prison.

Download the News 5 Cleveland app now for more stories from us, plus alerts on major news, the latest weather forecast, traffic information and much more. Download now on your Apple device here, and your Android device here.

You can also catch News 5 Cleveland on Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, YouTube TV, DIRECTV NOW, Hulu Live and more. We're also on Amazon Alexa devices. Learn more about our streaming options here.