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Man accused of sneaking pot into jail using Subway sandwich

Courtesy Ohio State Patrol Courtesy Ohio State Patrol
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Stephen Howard (Courtesy Warren County Jail) Stephen Howard (Courtesy Warren County Jail)

Posted by Trina Kinstler - email

LEBANON, OH (FOX19) - A Dayton man appeared in Lebanon Municipal court on Wednesday after troopers arrested him for attempting to convey narcotics into the Warren Correctional Institution.

Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers charged Stephen L. Howard, 49, with attempting to convey drugs onto the grounds of a detention facility and possession of criminal tools.

Department of Rehabilitation and Correction investigators along with state troopers gathered information and determined Howard was actively involved in conveying drugs into the Warren Correctional Institution. Howard was arrested Tuesday afternoon after taking possession of several grams of marijuana intended to be conveyed into the institution using markers and a Subway sandwich.

Howard is being held in the Warren County Jail. If convicted, he could face five years in prison and a $13,250 fine.

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