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Woman, 64, caught smuggling drugs into jail for grandson

  • Authorities in West Virginia allege that a woman smuggled illicit drugs and weapons to her incarcerated grandson 
  • Carolyn Lou Gay, 64, was arrested on Wednesday morning 
  • Police say Gay passed 22 heat-sealed drinking straws full of suboxone, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, tobacco, and hypodermic needles to Shawn Weister
  • Weister is being held at Eastern Regional Jail near Martinsburg, West Virginia 

A grandmother in West Virginia allegedly smuggled illicit drugs and weapons to her incarcerated grandson in drinking straws.

Carolyn Lou Gay, 64, was arrested on Wednesday morning after police say she passed 22 heat-sealed drinking straws full of suboxone, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, tobacco, and hypodermic needles to her grandson, Shawn Weister.

Weister is being held at Eastern Regional Jail near Martinsburg, West Virginia, according to Herald-Mail Media.

Shawn Weister

Carolyn Lou Gay (left), 64, was arrested on Wednesday morning after police say she managed to pass 22 heat-sealed drinking straws full of suboxone, marijuana, cocaine, heroin, tobacco, and hypodermic needles to her grandson, Shawn Weister (right)

After his grandmother passed him the contraband, a correctional officer at Eastern Regional Jail near Martinsburg, West Virginia (above) told Weister that he would be searched. Authorities allege that at this point Weister tried to flee

After his grandmother passed him the contraband, a correctional officer at Eastern Regional Jail near Martinsburg, West Virginia (above) told Weister that he would be searched. Authorities allege that at this point Weister tried to flee

After his grandmother passed him the contraband, a correctional officer told Weister that he would be searched.

Authorities allege that at this point Weister tried to flee.

As Weister was taken into custody, he yelled to his grandmother: ‘Run, Granny, they got me.’

Guy was arrested Wednesday morning at a mobile home in Kearneysville, West Virginia.

She was held on $250,000 bail.

Read more at DailyMail.co.uk


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