Sarah Maranda Farley, 23, of Kistler, was charged with possession of a controlled substance and transport of a controlled substance into the regional jail charges Wednesday afternoon in Magistrate Court during a hearing on an earlier charge from December.
On Dec. 1, Farley was arrested by Home Confinement Officer John Reed for violation of her home confinement agreement.
Farley had been on home confinement after an arrest on Nov. 7, when she and Robert Lemon, 41, of Man, had been taken into custody for burglary and grand larceny charges.
Sgt. Dave Walls of the Man Police Department said Farley had gone to see the victim and took several items, some of which were found in Lemon's possession.
Farley allegedly gave Walls a written statement claiming she bought the items from another individual.
Lemon allegedly told Walls he did not know the stolen items were in his home at first, then allegedly gave Walls a written statement saying he saw Farley purchase them from another person for $20.
The duo agreed to enter guilty pleas to those charges in return for six month sentences and home confinement, but, according to Reed, the two went out partying for five days when they were taken back to the Southwestern Regional Jail.
According to law enforcement officers, Lemon allegedly convinced Farley to sneak drugs inside the jail in her own body and she was charged on Dec. 10 during a hearing on the earlier charges.
Magistrate Jeff Lane said he understood that Farley was waiving her preliminary hearing and had discussed her case with her attorney Betty Gregory.
"There is a warrant served on you now for possession of a controlled substance and transporting drugs into the regional jail," Lane said, explaining the transporting offense was a felony charge that had a 2-year-plus sentence in prison as a possible penalty.
According to the criminal complaint, on Dec. 1, Farley was taken to the Southwestern Regional Jail and during a search, "the correction officer observed a foreign object lodged in the vaginal area of the accused," the complaint states. "The object was found to contain marijuana cigarettes and an OxyContin 20mg pain pill."
Lane approved bond at $5,000 for Farley specifying she abide by the rules of home confinement and that she would have a preliminary hearing o the new charges later.
Lemon waived his preliminary hearing on Dec. 10 on the violation of home confinement charges.
"I am confused and nervous," Lemon told Magistrate Jeff Lane who explained the nature of the hearing, which was meant to see if there was probably cause in his case. Lane said Lemon would later have another hearing before Magistrate Leonard Codispoti on his case.
Lemon's attorney, Michael Blevins, made a motion for bond which was objected by Assistant Prosecutor Robert Ilderton.
Blevins said the charge was a misdemeanor and that Lemon was not a career criminal nor a flight risk and was entitled to bond.
"It's the holidays," Blevins said. "If it was any other time of the year I would not be fighting as hard, but it isn't the crime of the year in Logan County."
Ilderton countered saying Lemon was originally charged with a felony and he had pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor to get home confinement for six months, but failed to live up to his agreement.
"This defendant left his residence for five of six consecutive days. It's total disregard for the rules of home confinement. He put himself here with his actions," Ilderton said.
Magistrate Lane said he would not set a bond for the defendant until he had the hearing for his home confinement revocation on Dec. 22.