5 accused of using meth at women's prison in New England
Washington Times, January 8, 2015
NEW ENGLAND, N.D. (AP) - Five inmates at the women’s prison in New England are accused of using methamphetamine.
KXMB-TV reports that corrections officials ordered an investigation last fall into possible use of meth by inmates at the Dakota Women’s Correctional Rehabilitation Center.
Twenty-two-year-old Chelsea Nelson, of Minot, is accused of using meth while in jail and providing it to the other four women. She faces a Class A felony charge of being an inmate in possession of a controlled substance. The charge carries a maximum punishment of 20 years in prison.
Court documents don’t list an attorney for Nelson.
The other four women face a Class B felony charge that carries a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.