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Extra blankets, homemade tattoo gun and curtain rod weapon found in inmate’s cell

Extra blankets, homemade tattoo gun and curtain rod weapon found in inmate's cell (Source - Graves County Sheriff's Office).jpg
Extra blankets, homemade tattoo gun and curtain rod weapon found in inmate's cell (Source - Graves County Sheriff's Office)

February 11, 2019 at 12:05 PM CST

Updated February 11 at 12:17 PM

GRAVES COUNTY, KY (Heartland News at 9) - An inmate was found with lots of extra items in his cell according to the Graves County Jailer.

Jailer George Workman said on February 8 Deputy Charles Reed and Sgt. Joel Buntin conducted a spot check inside the jail.

Deputies found several items were found several items belonging to inmate Brian Howard.

Officials said items included lighters, extra mats for bunks, extra blankets, a metal shower curtain rod that had been modified into a weapon and a homemade tattoo gun with ink.

Howard was charged with promoting contraband in reference to this incident.