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Women caught smuggling 27 grams of meth into Nevada prison

Posted: 2:21 PM, Feb 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-02-08 22:27:54Z
Women caught smuggling meth into Nevada prison
Women caught smuggling meth into Nevada prison

On Feb. 4, two female visitors were arrested for attempting to smuggle drugs into the Ely State Prison. Detectives seized a total of approximately 27 grams of methamphetamine from both visitors.
19-year-old Daveonda Neal and 35-year-old Tonya Alexander, both from North Las Vegas, were arrested. Neal and Alexander are charged with trafficking a controlled substance 4-14 grams, transporting a controlled substance, and attempted furnishing of a controlled substance to a State Prisoner.

Neal and Alexander are being held on $150,000 bail.