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NASHVILLE, Tenn.(WKRN)– A female charged of contraband medicines right into a Tennessee Department of Corrections center is
encountering murder fees after the overdose fatality of a prisoner. Rachal Dollard was collared by TDOC unique representatives and also the Dickson County Sheriff’s Department on a warrant from a secured charge in Hickman County.
In February 2022, Dollard was observed passing medications to prisoner Joshua Brown as both traded a kiss throughout visitation at the Turney Center Industrial Complex, according to a launch. Brownish supposedly ingested a balloon pellet having half an ounce of methamphetamine as well as passed away later on at a regional health center.
) Rachal Dollard(Courtesy: Tennessee Department of Correction)”This event indicate the actual threats of presenting contraband right into jails and also the repercussions that adhere to,” stated David Imhof, Director of TDOC’s Office of Investigations as well as Conduct. “Our company will certainly go after prosecution versus any type of person that endangers the security as well as protection of our team, the males and also females in our protection, and also our centers.”
Dollard is being kept in the Hickman County prison on fees of second-degree murder as well as intro of contraband right into a chastening center. Brown was offering an 11-year sentence on medication relevant costs as well as his sentence was readied to run out in 2029.
The Department of Correction reported it uses a range of devices to attempt to stop the intro of contraband right into Tennessee jails consisting of rub searches of any individual going into a center, cell and also car searches as well as medication discovery pets. Body scanners are likewise presently being positioned in all centers, according to TDOC.