Gary man arrested for alleged trafficking

BUNKER HILL, Ind. – Indiana State Police and Miami Correctional Facility have arrested a Gary man for trafficking.

Indiana State Police Detective Michelle Jumper and Miami Correctional investigators allege that 27-year-old Corey Harland introduced contraband into Miami Correctional Facility Monday morning.

According to officers, Harland transferred two boxes through the prison’s fence at approximately 8:19 a.m.  

Prison officials state the confiscated boxes contained tobacco and cell phones which are banned items for prisoners.

After allegedly passing the boxes through the fence, Harland left and drove northbound on U.S 31.

He was stopped by an Indiana State Trooper and issued a citation for speeding and taken to the Miami County Jail for a trafficking charge.

He is being held on a $1000 surety or $10,000 bond.

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