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Man Attempts to Smuggle Pot into Warren County Jail

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WARREN COUNTY, Miss. - A man trying to smuggle marijuana into the Warren County Jail on Tuesday was arrested.

Authorities charged 21-year-old Matthew Washington with possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute in a correctional facility. He appeared in court on Wednesday and was released from jail on a $2,500 bond.

Washington was going to visit someone at the jail when authorities noticed something on his leg. It was a packet of marijuana taped to his leg under his clothing. 

The cases is headed to the October grand jury.

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