MEMPHIS, Tenn. - Three Shelby County inmates could be facing felony charges after drugs and other illegal items were found inside their jail cells.
201 Poplar jail is surrounded by barbed wire, but according to police reports the gates and wires weren't enough to keep contraband out of the jail.
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23-year-old Markese Alexander, 50-year-old Tony Fason, and 32-year-old Robert Tuggle could face charges of drug possession and added sentencing after illegal drugs were found in their cell.
All of the searches were conducted on April 21st.
A retired employee who used to work inside the jail told us he's seen it all. Computers smuggled into the jail and even drugs inside loafs of bread.
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