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A meth-stealing Oklahoma narc heads to prison, a batch of Louisiana prison guards get indicted in a "large-scale" drug operation at the Angola prison, and more. Let's get to it:

In Cleveland, Ohio, a Cuyahoga county jail guard was arrested Tuesday for allegedly smuggling drugs into a state prison earlier this year. Angelique Lykes, 28, a new hire, was arrested while touring the jail as part of the hiring process on charges that she smuggled marijuana to an inmate at the Richland Correctional Center in Mansfield.

In Baton Rouge, Louisiana, five former state prison guards were among 22 people indicted Tuesday by a federal grand jury in a "large-scale" operation that smuggled drugs into the state penitentiary at Angola. Jeffery Day, age 34, a former correctional officer at Angola, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; Tommy Carter, Jr., age 31, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances and possession with intent to distribute 50 grams or more of methamphetamine; April Mathews, age 25, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; Precious Shelvin, age 33, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances; and Tichina Williams, age 24, is charged with conspiracy to distribute controlled substances.

In Tulsa, Oklahoma, a former Mayes County sheriff's narcotics investigator was sentenced last Friday to six months in federal prison and six months of home detention for stealing methamphetamine that had been seized as evidence. Brett Alan Mull, 48, had pleaded guilty in April to tampering with or destruction of evidence and acquiring methamphetamine through deception. Mull had been stealing meth throughout 2017 but went down after suspicious investigators discovered altered evidence submittal envelopes, drug paraphernalia, and methamphetamine during searches of Mull's home.

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