Knox woman arrested for allegedly sneaking drugs to inmate

And a Knox woman might not be able to look at deodorant the same way again, after it put her behind bars.

Ashley Cooke was arrested for allegedly trying to sneak something to a Starke County inmate.

Cooke is accused of filling a deodorant container with tobacco and a white powdery substance. According to reporting partners WKVI, the powdery substance field tested positive for methamphetamine.
The jailer grew suspicious after Cooke gave him the items.

Cook was taken into custody. She now faces preliminary charges of dealing methamphetamine and trafficking with inmates.

She is held on a $30,000 surety bond.


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