A mugshot of Candice McGraw who was arrested in Plainfield
(PHOTO: Indiana Department of Correction)

IDOC: Woman Arrested for Bringing Drugs into Plainfield Correctional Facility

PLAINFIELD, Ind.–A woman is accused of trafficking drugs into the Plainfield Correctional Facility.

The Indiana Department of Correction says a contract employee with the Aramark Corporation named Candice McGraw had marijuana, suboxone strips, tobacco, methamphetamine, and cocaine on her when she came into the facility Friday, June 26.

McGraw was arrested and taken to the Hendricks County Jail.

“Trafficking of any nature in a correctional facility creates hazards for the offender population and our staff,” Plainfield Correctional Facility Warden Stanley Knight said. “Our investigators investigate all allegations of trafficking and work closely with the Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office to hold people fully accountable for such violations.”

McGraw has been charged with the following: 

  • Trafficking a controlled substance with an inmate-Level 5 Felony 
  • Dealing in a schedule I, II, and III controlled substance-Level 4 Felony

The case has been handed over to the Hendricks County Prosecutor’s Office.

Trafficking in a correctional facility is defined as the act of buying or selling of illegal substances or substances that can be legal but are not permitted in a correctional environment, such as the sale or trade of tobacco products.

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