When people are taken to jail, they are usually searched to ensure they don't have any drugs or other contraband on them. In some cases, people who are addicted to drugs find ways to bring the drugs into jail when they are serving a sentence. For one Quicksburg, Virginia, woman, the need for drugs seems to outweigh her desire to let the jailers know about the contraband.
A prosecutor in Westmoreland County, Virginia, dropped criminal charges for drug-related offenses against a local pizza parlor owner who is also an ex-member of the county School Board. The ex-defendant has now responded by filing a $12 million malicious prosecution lawsuit against a sheriff's detective who brought five-felony drug accusation charges against him.