Man sentenced, tried to smuggle drug into jail
A man charged with providing heroin that resulted in a man’s overdose death in February has pleaded guilty to trying to smuggle a prescription narcotic into the Belknap County jail.
Jonathan Woodbury has been sentenced to at least 18 months in prison after saying he stole a bottle of shampoo from a supermarket, dumped its contents and refilled with an opiate used to relieve pain and treat addiction.
The Citizen reported that prosecutors said the 31-year-old Woodbury brought the bottle to the jail last October for a female inmate.
In April, Woodbury was indicted charge of sale of a narcotic, with death resulting. A trial has been scheduled for January.