Police: Tennessee corrections deputy gave drugs to inmates
ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee police say a corrections deputy is accused of providing drugs to inmates.
News outlets report 22-year-old Mason Carr was arrested Tuesday and charged with intent to resale, introduction into a correctional facility and possession of a firearm while committing a felony.
Cheatham County Sheriff Mike Breedlove and the Tennessee Bureau of Investigation say Carr picked up and delivered controlled substances to the jail where he worked. They say Carr had a firearm when he was stopped.
Carr was hired by Cheatham county in 2017.
He’s being held in Montgomery County for his safety.