HCSO: Henderson Co. Jail Inmate charged for promoting contraband for bringing in drugs and tobacco

An inmate at the Henderson County Jail is facing several charges after an investigation by the Henderson Deputy Jailers, Henderson Sheriff’s Deputies and the Pennyrile Narcotics Task Force into inmates attempting to bring in illegal drugs and tobacco into the Henderson County Detention Center.

The Henderson County Sheriff’s Office reported Thursday that Jefraye Warfield, of Franklin, was served a warrant for multiple charges after deputies from the jail intercepted a quantity of illegal contraband early Sunday morning during surveillance and the investigation. Deputies reportedly found a bag of marijuana, a large bag of loose tobacco, several cans of smokeless tobacco, rolling papers and packages of cigarettes.

Warfield was charged with 1st degree Promoting Contraband, second degree Promoting Contraband, Possession of Marijuana and Possession of Drug Parapheranlia.

Authorities say this is an ongoing investigation and additional arrests are expected in this case. They say several inmates and outsiders are persons of interest and are being investigated.

Jefraye Warfield

(Source: Henderson Co. Detention Center)

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