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Officers Intervene in Jail Drug Smuggling Operation; Inmate Faces New Charges

By Jessie Williams

An inmate at the Macon County Jail is facing new charges after local authorities discovered his involvement in a plan to smuggle drugs into the jail. 


According to Macon County Sheriff Mark Gammons, 33-year-old William Beasley IV, was communicating with two individuals who he conspired with to plan a drop of narcotics at a specific location, that were to be smuggled into the jail.
However, deputies, correction officers and investigators were able to intervene and located approximately 1.39 grams of finished meth product from a vehicle on the east side of the county.
The narcotics were seized and other individuals were arrested for their involvement.
Inmate Beasley was charged with violation of probation, manufacture of narcotics and introduction of narcotics into a county institution.