TFC Jay Thomas
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 1, Mayfield
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Drug Arrest at the Kentucky State Penitentiary
Date of News Release: 09/15/2007
(Mayfield, KY) - Kentucky State Police received a call from the Kentucky State Penitentiary today at 9:08 am stating that one of their guards was seen passing marijuana to an inmate. Prison officials witnessed Timothy J. Short pass marijuana to an inmate. Mr. Short age 29 of Calvert City was taken into custody and charged with Bribery of a Public Servant and Promoting Contraband 1st Degree. Mr. Short was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail. The Department of Corrections assisted Kentucky State Police on scene. The investigation is continuing by Trooper William Over.