Inmates Attempt to Sneak Drugs into Jail

CORINTH, Miss. (AP) – Two Alcorn County regional jail inmates are being returned to the state penitentiary in Parchman after attempting to smuggle drugs and contraband into the Corinth facility.
    
Romon Moss was arrested Wednesday and charged with four counts of introducing drugs to a state prison and one count of introducing contraband to a prison. Bond was set at $20,000.
    
Roventay Peden was arrested March 13 and charged with introducing drugs into a state prison. Bond was set at $5,000.
    
Peden is serving a seven-year sentence out of Neshoba County for cocaine possession, according to the Mississippi Department of Corrections.
    
Moss is serving a couple of six-year sentences out of Lafayette County for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and receiving stolen property.

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3/24/2014 3:02:03 AM (GMT -5:00)

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