ARRESTS FOR INTRODUCTION
OF CONTRABAND INTO A PENAL FACILITY
Sheriff Tim Guider announced that on Monday, March 7, 2011, deputies
from the Loudon County Sheriff’s Office intercepted a number of
prescription medications after an attempt to introduce the drugs into
the Loudon County Jail. A Loudon County inmate organized the delivery
of prescription medication into the jail facility by using his wife and
a working inmate to execute the delivery of the drugs.
The inmate, Casey Lee Elmore, 29, of Sweetwater, was charged with the Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Facility, four counts of Facilitation of Sale and Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, and two counts of Facilitation of Sale and Delivery of Schedule IV Narcotics.
working inmate, Jason Michael Melton, 30, of Tellico Plains, was charged
with Introduction of Contraband into a Penal Facility, two counts of
Sale and Delivery of Schedule II Narcotics, and one count of Sale and
Delivery of Schedule IV Narcotics.