Inmate Accused of Smuggling Meth Into Mason County Jail

An inmate in the Mason County Jail is accused of smuggling meth into the jail.

It started after a corrections deputy found another inmate high off drugs. 

The investigation led to Timothy Lopez from Ludington.

The sheriff’s office says the other inmate has been in jail for a considerable time, so it’s suspected the drugs were ingested while he was in the jail.

A lockdown and search of led them to Lopez.

They say he had smuggled it into the jail by concealing it in his privates a day earlier when he was arrested.

Three inmates tested positive for meth and deputies believe Lopez gave it to them.

He is charged with three counts of delivering meth, having it and for being a prisoner with drugs.