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Police: Tennessee corrections deputy gave drugs to inmates

June 27, 2019

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.

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