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Inmate charged in plot to get drugs into jail

Carman was charged with two counts of promoting contraband in the first degree. (Source: LMDC) Carman was charged with two counts of promoting contraband in the first degree. (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Another person has been arrested in what police said was a plot to get drugs into Metro Corrections. 

Louisville Metro Police arrested Eric Carman, 30, on Tuesday. Carman was charged with two counts of promoting contraband in the first degree.

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LMPD said Carman's girlfriend Kimberly Lynn Pettry, who was arrested earlier this week, tried to smuggle drugs and other contraband into Metro Corrections.

Around 9:35 a.m. Tuesday, LMDC officers conducting surveillance of the area witnessed Pettry placing a package on a string that had been dropped from the window to Carman. The package was found to contain heroin, meth, and spice, in addition to cigarettes and a lighter.

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According to Carman's arrest report, the LMDC Intel Unit monitored a jail phone conversation between Carman and Pettry that confirmed he received the drugs. 

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