Missouri woman charged after having lighter and tobacco in jail

BY DI STAFF | OCTOBER 21, 2013 5:00 AM

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A Missouri woman has been accused of having a lighter and tobacco in jail.

Diane Thompson, 25, was charged Oct. 18 with possession of contraband in a correctional facility.

According to Johnson County Sheriff's Office complaint, deputies noticed a strong smell of smoke in the hallway. 

Officials determined that Thompson had tobacco and a lighter while in jail. She later admitted to bringing these items to jail.

Possession of contraband in a correctional facility is a Class-D felony.

— by Megan Sanchez

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