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Woman arrested after allegedly delivering crystal meth to jail

Courier-Times Staff Report

A New Castle woman is now facing felony charges after she allegedly delivered $200 worth of crystal meth to the Henry County Jail. 

Cassidey Reynolds, 19, has been charged with dealing meth, a Level 5 Felony; trafficking with an inmate, also a Level 5 Felony; resisting law enforcement, a Class A Misdemeanor, and dealing in meth with an enhancing circumstance, a Level 4 Felony, according to documents filed in Henry Circuit Court 2. 

Reynolds’ arrest Monday was the result of an anonymous tip to the Henry County Area Drug Task Force. Task force agents began corresponding with Reynolds through text message and arranged to purchase $200 worth of crystal meth, to be picked up at Henry County Jail, a press release indicated. 

After making the transaction, Reynolds was arrested outside the jail, though she resisted. 

According to a drug task force agent, Reynolds thought she was making the transaction on behalf of an inmate incarcerated at Henry County Jail. 

An initial hearing was scheduled to take place Thursday in Henry Circuit Court 2 and as of Thursday morning, Reynolds remained incarcerated on a $16,500 surety, $1,400 cash bond.