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Police: Officer was sneaking drugs into prison

PLAINFIELD, Ind. (WISH) – After an internal investigation, a Plainfield correctional officer was arrested for trafficking drugs to inmates.

Through an Internal Affairs investigation at the prison, Plainfield Correctional Facility Officer Ryan Daniel was arrested Jan. 27.

Facility Correctional Police Officers allegedly found 13.6 ounces of spice, 0.1 ounces of heroin and 3.6 ounces of tobacco in Daniel’s belongings.

Daniel faces possible charges of trafficking with an inmate, a Level 5 felony, and dealing in a synthetic drug, a Level 6 felony.

With the arrest, Daniel was put on suspension without pay.

He was being held at the Hendricks County Jail on Friday.