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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