ANADARKO — Two women are in jail for allegations they tried to sneak drugs to inmates Monday at the Great Plains Correctional Center in Hinton.
Careen LeFae Autry, 40, of Tulsa; and Heather Rea Pyle, 41, of Shawnee; each made appearances Tuesday in Caddo County District Court for felony charges of aggravated trafficking in illegal drugs, conspiracy and bringing drugs into a jail/penal institution, records indicate. The trafficking charges are punishable between two years to life in prison.
The women were caught around 1:30 p.m. Monday during visitations at the prison. While entering the prison, Autry was discovered with a package hidden near her breasts, investigators said. There were five cylinder-shaped packages containing 50 grams of fentanyl pills, marijuana and suspected ecstasy, the probable cause affidavit states.
During an interview, Autry admitted to being paid $600 to bring the packages to one inmate during visitation, Agent David Lewman stated. She said she’d visited the inmate 10 times and had brought contraband “seven or eight” of those times, the affidavit states. She said the packages were delivered to her in Tulsa.
Pyle was visiting another prisoner and was seen exchanging shoes with him, Lewman stated. A search also recovered a sock. The shoes contained paper coated in synthetic marijuana and cylindrical packages in the sock containing 271 grams of PCP, the affidavit states.
During her interview, Pyle told Lewman she’d picked the shoes up from an unknown person at a store in Tulsa while picking up Autry to give her a ride to the prison, according to the affidavit. When asked for permission to search her car, she refused, Lewman stated.
Each woman is being held on $250,000 bond and are scheduled to return to court at 9 a.m. March 28 for their preliminary hearing conferences.