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Police: Woman sent drugs to jail in greeting cards

July 3, 2019

PROVO, Utah (AP) — Police say an American Fork woman tried to hide drugs inside cards and mail them to her jailed boyfriend.

The Daily Herald reports authorities say a jail clerk discovered as many as 90 doses of suboxone strips in the glue strips of envelopes mailed with three letters.

Authorities say they apparently arranged the delivery by phone, with 31-year-old inmate Christopher Cartwright mentioning feeling sick and his girlfriend saying to watch for a letter from grandma.

Police say one letter was addressed from a grandmother, but the handwriting matched his 26-year-old girlfriend Destanee Redman.

Redman was arrested on drug charges. Police say she denied sending the letters and suggested another friend may have sent the drugs.

An attorney for her and Cartwright did not immediately respond to a call for comment.

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