Teens Charged With Passing Drugs To Md. Inmate

CRESAPTOWN, Md. (AP) — Maryland State Police say two teens tried to pass suspected marijuana to an inmate during a visit to the Western Correctional Institution.

The Cumberland Times-News reports that corrections officials seized 17 small baggies of suspected marijuana on Sunday. Police say Mia S. Taft, 19, of Baltimore and a 16-year-old girl tried to pass the suspected marijuana to an inmate.

Both were charged with delivery of contraband to a place of confinement, possession of contraband at a place of confinement, possession of a controlled dangerous substance with intent to deliver, possession of CDS and possession of drug paraphernalia.

Taft was held on $25,000 bail at the Allegany County Detention Center. The girl was released to the custody of her parents, pending judicial action by juvenile authorities.

(Copyright 2011 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)


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