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Inmate facing new charges after he was allegedly found with drugs

A Tippecanoe County Corrections inmate is facing new charges after a search allegedly turned up drugs in the corrections facility.

Posted: Mar 21, 2019 5:58 AM

TIPPECANOE COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) - A Tippecanoe County Corrections inmate is facing new charges after a search allegedly turned up drugs in the corrections facility.

Mason Shaw faces two new charges of possession, with a habitual offender enhancement.

In January, a corrections officer reportedly caught Shaw and two other inmates with contraband including an improvised cigarette lighter.The officer then searched Shaw's bunk area and found a bag with a substance that tested as fentanyl and heroin.

Shaw reportedly claimed it was put there by a corrections officer.

Shaw has several previous convictions for drug dealing dating back to the early 90s.

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