Visitor behind bars after allegedly sneaking drugs into prison

By: NewsCenter 16 Email
By: NewsCenter 16 Email

A visitor to the Westville Correctional Facility was put behind bars on Thanksgiving Day, for trying to give drugs to her husband.

Kathleen Schlemmer, 46, from Rochester was visiting her husband, Melvin. Police say they saw Kathleen attempt to pass something to him during the visit.

She was booked into the Laporte County Jail.

Melvin Schlemmer is spending 12 years behind bars for possession of methamphetamine.

He could face additional charges.


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