La Porte woman arrested for allegedly trafficking synthetic drugs

WESTVILLE, Ind. – The Indiana Department of Correction says that 27-yeard-old Ashlee Bowman of La Porte was arrested after she allegedly attempted to traffic synthetic marijuana into the Westville Correctional Facility.

The incident occurred during a visitation by Bowman.

Police arrested Bowman and transported her to the La Porte County Jail.

She is being charged with one felony count of Trafficking with an Offender.

In a press release, Warden John Galipeau of the Westville Correctional Facility said, “We have a zero tolerance policy on trafficking. We will arrest and seek prosecution against any person who attempts to traffic illegal substances into any of our facilities.”

The La Porte County Prosecutor’s Office will review the case to determine formal criminal charges.

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