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Unicoi County jail employee arrested

Published On: Sep 07 2013 02:53:40 PM CDT
Faith A. Smith
UNICOI COUNTY, Tenn. -

Unicoi County Sheriff Mike Hensley says a jail employee is facing charges for bringing drugs into jail.

Faith A. Smith was a jail dietitian and according to investigators she met with a family member of one inmate and received Roxicodone and a diabetic syringe.

According to Sheriff Hensley, because Smith was a jail employee she was not searched and was able to get the drugs past the correction officer.

Smith is now charged with entering drugs into a penal facility.