LONDON, Ky. (AP) - A southern Kentucky jail has changed its policy on the type of mail inmates can receive in an effort to stop drugs from coming into the facility.
Laurel County Jailer Jamie Mosley told WYMT-TV that some inmates have received a drug called suboxone strips in the seams of envelopes. He says it is difficult to go through mail for 400 inmates to see if they contain contraband.
So, in an effort to keep drugs out of the jail, Mosley says inmates at the Laurel County Correctional Center can now receive only post cards. The only exception is if they get mail from their attorney or the court system.
He says all other mail in envelopes will be thrown out.
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