General Headquarters — Columbus, Ohio
For Immediate Release: October
Contact: Lt. Tony Bradshaw (614) 752-2792
Lockbourne woman arrested for illegal drug conveyance at Southeastern Correctional Institution
LANCASTER – A Lockbourne woman is scheduled to appear in the Fairfield County Court today after Ohio State Highway Patrol troopers arrested her yesterday for conveying drugs into the Southeastern Correctional Institution.
Troopers charged Michelle McIlvain, 19, with conveying drugs onto the grounds of a detention facility, a third-degree felony.
Troopers and Department of Rehabilitation and Correction investigators obtained information that McIlvain would be conveying drugs into Southeastern Correctional Institution. McIlvain was arrested at 9:30 a.m. yesterday after troopers discovered she was in possession of one pill of OxyContin.
McIlvain was incarcerated in the Fairfield County Jail. If convicted, she could face up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine.
The Ohio State Highway Patrol investigates criminal activity on state-owned and leased property.
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