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Woman gets more time for drug smuggling at jail
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A woman caught smuggling a small pharmacy into Warren County Jail was given an additional 140 days behind bars.The inmate, Rebecca Leeanne Thomas, 38, entered a guilty plea before Circuit Court Judge Bart Stanley to the charge of introduction of contraband into a penal institution. She was ordered to serve 140 days of a four-year sentence and pay $2,000 plus court costs.Her sentence comes after she was seen unloading containers of drugs inside her cell.“I noticed her removing packages from her body cavity,” said sheriff’s officer Sharon Reed in her warrant against Thomas.The officer had been watching Thomas from her perch in the tower which overlooks the women’s section.Reed confronted Thomas and directed her to turn over what she smuggled into the jail. The inmate gave the officer tobacco, saying that is what she had smuggled.