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2 plead not guilty in scheme to smuggle contraband into Ky. prison
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, September 29, 2013 3:46 PM EDT
A former Kentucky prison guard and a Tennessee woman have pleaded not guilty to charges that they helped smuggle marijuana, tobacco, cellphones and sexually explicit photographs to inmates.
Inmate Gary Musick is accused of directing Gates and Lewis on what items to procure and directing his fellow inmates to sell the items.
Ashland's The Independent reports Lewis, of Ironton, pleaded not guilty in federal court last week to charges of accepting bribes as a public official and conspiracy to defraud the United States.
Gates, of Newport, Tenn., pleaded not guilty to conspiracy to defraud the U.S.
Musick will be arraigned on Oct. 17.
Information from: The Independent, http://www.dailyindependent.com