Sheriff: Woman being booked into Mississippi jail tried to smuggle fentanyl, marijuana
Published 5:42 am Wednesday, October 19, 2022
A woman being booked into Mississippi jail reportedly tried to smuggle fentanyl and marijuana.
The Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested a woman on Monday on a capias warrant on Purvis Hill Road.
Sydni Uzzle, 27 of Warren County, was taken into custody by Detective Jeff Merrit and a deputy just before 1 p.m.
The capias warrant came from the circuit court on a failure to appear before the grand jury on a charge of possession of fentanyl.
According to Sheriff Martin Pace, individuals being booked are warned to be forthcoming about anything they have on their person. However, while being booked, a routine search by jail staff revealed that Uzzle had a small package of fentanyl and a small package of marijuana on her person.
She has now been charged with two counts of introducing contraband into a correctional facility.
As of Tuesday afternoon, Uzzle was still in Warren County Jail with a $5,000 bond set by Judge Jeff Crevitt on the contraband charges. The bond for the capias warrant has not yet been set.