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Pot found hidden on inmate

Posted on Friday, February 17, 2017 at 7:00 am

A Lincoln County man who was being booked in the Lincoln County Jail is facing an additional criminal charge after he was found to be hiding marijuana.
A corrections officer smelled an odor of marijuana emitting from the inmate, identified as Mark J. Spence, 25, of the first block of Myron Place, Troy. The alleged incident occurred around 11:36 p.m. Jan. 1. While searching Spence, the officer located the pot and a pipe in a pill bottle hidden near his middle section, according to the probable cause statement.
He was charged with felony drug possession in a jail. Spence was taken into custody by Troy police on an outstanding warrant, police reported.