S.C. nurse accused of smuggling marijuana stuffed in cracker boxes into detention center
During a search of the nurse’s vehicle, deputies found additional jail documents, medication originating from the jail, personal journals and notes addressed to inmates
By Sarah Roebuck
COLUMBIA, S.C. — A nurse on contract with a South Carolina detention center has been accused of smuggling marijuana into the jail, according to WOLO.
The nurse, identified as Jakiera Day, was arrested on Jan. 28 at Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center after she was caught bringing in marijuana that was stuffed inside cracker boxes through the center’s front door, according to the Richland County Sheriff’s Office.
During a search of Day’s vehicle, deputies found additional jail documents, medication originating from the jail, personal journals and notes addressed to inmates.
Deputies told WOLO that it is believed Day had contact with multiple inmates inside the jail.
Investigators stated that Day works for an external agency and is under contract with the jail.
Day is facing charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana and two counts of contraband. She was booked into Alvin S. Glenn Detention Center and was given a surety bond of $10,000.