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Attempt to smuggle into jail marijuana hidden in TV

Published: 8:40 AM, 11/29/2013 Last updated: 8:40 AM, 11/29/2013

Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk

Attempt to smuggle into jail marijuana hidden in TV
NEWPORT-Michael Click, 29, of 111 Covered Bridge Cove, in Newport, was an inmate in the Cocke County Jail when a TV was delivered to the jail to be given to him, on Oct. 24, the Cocke County Sheriff's Department reported.Correctional officers who inspected the TV before giving it to Click allegedly found about one ounce of marijuana hidden inside it, Det. Bryan Murr reported.Click allegedly signed a statement accepting responsibility for the offense. He was charged on Tuesday, Nov. 19, with contraband in a penal institution, according to the report.

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