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Man caught sneaking drugs into prison

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A 41-year-old man wanted in Michigan was caught this weekend trying to smuggle drugs into the Chowchilla women’s prison, sheriff’s spokesperson Erica Stuart said Monday.

William Leroy Waltz was detained by correctional guards at the facility Sunday afternoon after they caught him with an undisclosed amount of marijuana.

Waltz was apparently trying to sneak the drugs in to his wife, an inmate he recently married, Stuart said.

A search of Waltz’s criminal background showed two convictions for second-degree sexual conduct with minors near Burlington, Mich...


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