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Guards find heroin in Wilson County Jail

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Wilson County News
March 14, 2012, 3:37pm
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FLORESVILLE -- Officials from the Wilson County Sheriff’s Office continue their investigation into how a federal prisoner was able to smuggle heroin into the Wilson County Jail here.

Sheriff Joe D. Tackitt Jr. said a tip from an inmate March 13 led a jail lieutenant to conduct a search, in which they found 0.03 grams of heroin that belonged to an-other inmate. Tackitt said the U.S. Marshals Service, for which these inmates are being housed, is withholding the suspect’s identity.

The sheriff said he does not recall any prior incidents of this type occurring in the Wilson County Jail, but that similar situations arise daily in jails nationwide.

Your Opinions and Comments  
March 15, 2012 2:10pm
Hey new guy. Sheriff Tackitt probably does more for this County on a weekly basis than you do for your family in a year. Yes, a trustee escaped and he was apprehended immediately. In a perfect world there would be no escapes.... More ›

New Guy  
Wilson County  
March 15, 2012 11:57am
Sheriff: Who cares about what is happening in jails nationwide, this is your jail and what are YOU doing about it. Tell us, you work for us remember, why this happen and how are YOU going to prevent it from happening in the... More ›

thankful to be here  
March 15, 2012 8:55am
facts what about the wilson county jail break i cannot beleive no one said anything about that, bexar county little let a crimminal out of jail has spark a lot of changes coming to the bexar county jail and employees there. maybe... More ›

Facts only please  
March 15, 2012 7:27am
How about holding the sheriff responsible for his deputies actions or lack of actions.

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