Oil City Man Charged With Smuggling Contraband Into County Jail

October 28, 2013
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An Oil City man has been charged for allegedly trying to smuggle tobacco and prescription drugs back into the Venango County Jail — inside a body cavity.

30 year-old Mark Redfield is serving a sentence for theft and receiving stolen property.  Jail officials say they found the contraband items in Redfield’s possession at the jail on October 15.

Charges include possession of contraband by an inmate and possession of a controlled substance.

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