Imperial Valley Press — A woman was arrested and is accused of trying to smuggle heroin and
Lisa Salas Harper, 39, of Riverside, was being processed to visit inmate Walter Harper, a man convicted of attempted murder, when staff noticed she appeared nervous, said Lt. Everardo Silva, prison administrative assistant public information officer.
The nervous behavior continued, and staff asked if she had any contraband on her. She then relinquished four bindles with two containing a combined weight of 3.3 grams of heroin and two containing a combined weight of three grams of methamphetaine, Silva said.
The heroin has an estimated prison value of $1,650 while the methamphetamine has an estimated prison value of $4,500.
The evidence linked the inmate to the crime, and Walter Harper was placed into the prison’s administration segregation unit. Harper was booked into Imperial County jail.