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Inmate smuggles drugs into Naples County Jail

Posted: 4:00 PM, Aug 05, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-05 20:00:46Z

COLLIER COUNTY, Fla. --- A Naples County inmate received additional charges after Collier County Sheriff's find drugs in his rectum. 

According to investigators, Welden Washington, 44, was being booked into the Naples County Jail when a small clear plastic bag was found inside of Washington during a routine inmate strip search. 

Washington was originally taken into custody by deputies for possession of a controlled substance, which is a violation of his probation. The suspect was transported to the Naples Jail Center from Immokalee Jail Center due to jail staff suspecting Washington attempted to hide drugs inside of his rectum. 

Washington was charged with possession of cocaine as well as smuggling contraband into a detention facility.