LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- A Louisville woman being booked into jail is facing additional charges after corrections officers said she tried to sneak contraband into jail in her vagina.
According to officers, Jerrika Carey was pat searched while being processed into jail.
After the search, officers placed her on a body scanner where a foreign object appeared on the image.
When officers told her of the object, she told them she had a lighter in her vaginal area and reached in her pants to try to remove it.
Carey was then reportedly taken to a strip search room where officers found a crack pipe in her clothes and a plastic bag containing a lighter and cigarettes in her vagina.
Carey is charged with promoting contraband, possession of drug paraphernalia and tampering with physical evidence.