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Murrieta woman tries to smuggle heroin into prison

(44 year old woman arrested at prison)….Officials say she was trying to smuggle heroin to an inmate.

Sherrel Ann Meyers of Murrieta had gone to the Calipatria State Prison over the weekend to visit Gregory Moore, a convicted murderer. Meyers and Moore were in the visiting area where pictures are taken, when prison staff saw Moore reach into the waistband of the woman’s pants and retrieve an object. Moore called over another inmate and placed the object in the rear pocket of Lamar William’s pants. Staff separated the 3, and during a search of Williams they found two bindles of heroin. The combined weight was 157 grams, with a prison value of $39, 250. The woman was arrested and booked into County Jail. The two inmates were placed in the prison’s administrative segregation unit. Myers was charged with a felony, and face 3-5 years in prison, in convicted.