Bi-State jailer arrested attempting to smuggle marijuana and tobacco into jail


A Bi-State jailer has been arrested for attempting to smuggle marijuana and tobacco into the jail.

According to authorities on Tuesday Bowie County Captain Robby McCarver received a call from Texarkana Texas Police Officer Colton Johnson. Officer Johnson informed Captain McCarver about information he had received about a jailer with the last name of Coulter possibly bringing contraband into the jail.

Captain McCarver checked with the jail staff and found that Jailer Brandy Denise Coulter was due to be at work the following morning. When Coulter arrived at work on Wednesday she was confronted and searched for contraband. Coulter was found to be in possession of marijuana and tobacco that she was attempting to smuggle into the jail hidden inside the rear crotch area of a pair of leggings she was wearing under her uniform.

Coulter was arrested for Prohibited Substance in a Correctional Facility and booked into the jail. She declined to cooperate with the investigation.

Coulter’s bond has been set at $75,000.

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