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Man arrested for allegedly throwing contraband over prison fence

James Speegle (Source: Tuscumbia police) James Speegle (Source: Tuscumbia police)
TUSCUMBIA, AL (WAFF) - A man was arrested by Tuscumbia police after officers said he threw contraband over a fence.

At first he denied throwing anything over the fence when the officer confronted him. Speegle said he was at the police department to talk to the chief, so officers escorted him inside.

While he was inside, female prisoners gave the jailer three cigarettes Speegle was accused of throwing over the fence.

Speegle was arrested and charged with promoting prison contraband. According to the Tuscumbia Police Chief, he plans to meet with the District Attorney to discuss further charges on the case.

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