She said she was just “holding it for another inmate.”
A Missouri woman has been sentenced to ten years after admitting to smuggling a loaded firearm into prison in her vagina.
Amy Wilhite, 39, was arrested on Valentine’s Day on unrelated gun and narcotics charges, and was taken Boone County jail in Columbia.
A pat down search there failed to locate any contraband before she was booked in. A follow up strip search also came up empty handed.
But a full 17 days later, prison officers were going through her belongings when they discovered a 4-inch .22 caliber revolver, wrapped in a plastic bag — with five fully loaded rounds in the chamber.
In a probable cause statement obtained by The Smoking Gun, investigators alleged Wilhite had “removed the firearm from her body and concealed it within her personal belongings.”
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