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Man gets probation for trying to take marijuana into prison


November 11, 2018

LEAVENWORTH, Kan. (AP) — A man caught trying to smuggle drugs into a Kansas prison has been placed on probation.

Leavenworth County prosecutors wanted 56-year-old Charles Anthony Newsome to be sentenced to two years in prison after he pleaded no contest to trafficking contraband in a correctional facility.

The Kansas City Star reports a judge granted Newsome's request for probation. He would have to serve four years in prison if he violates his probation.

Newsome worked for a company that makes deliveries to the Lansing Correctional Facility.

Leavenworth County Attorney Todd Thompson said...

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