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Corrections Officer Sentenced After Selling Drugs In Jail

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COFFEE COUNTY, Tenn. - A corrections officer at the Coffee County jail has pleaded guilty to selling drugs to inmates within the jail.

On Thursday, former corrections officer 53-year-old Susan Winters was sentenced to serve eight years in prison after she admitted to taking cocaine and marijuana into the jail and selling it to inmates.

Winters was arrested in January 2012 after she was filmed meeting with an informant on at a fast food restaurant in Coffee County. Investigators said she allegedly delivered approximately 11 grams of Marijuana and approximately one gram of cocaine for delivery into the jail.

Winters was charged with bribery of a public official, possession of Schedule II, possession of marijuana and possession of drug paraphernalia.

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