Officials said Frank M. Yarbrough, 61, Indianapolis attempted to bring marijuana into the facility. The drugs were for his son, Ronald Nelson, who is serving a prison term for dealing drugs. He’s due to get out in January 2033.
Correctional officers found the drugs while conducting a search at the visitor processing area. Yarbrough also had tobacco, which offenders are prohibited from possessing.
Preliminary charges against Yarbrough include trafficking with an inmate of a controlled substance, possession of marijuana, trafficking with an inmate of tobacco and possession of a controlled substance.
The case has been referred to the Madison County Prosecutor’s Office.
Correctional officers placed Nelson on segregation status following the incident.
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