Woman charged with bringing heroin to jail

STEUBENVILLE — Linsey Siudak, 24, of 711 Market St. was charged Wednesday with bringing heroin into the county jail.

City Police reported Siudak was being taken from municipal court to the jail around noon on Wednesday when she pushed court papers under the door of a holding cell. An officer told Siudak the papers needed to be checked by a corrections officer for contraband. Police reported the papers were retrieved and a bag of heroin was found inside.

Siudak told police she picked up the bag of heroin in the municipal courtroom after it was dropped by a person she claimed she didn’t know.

Police charged her with possession of heroin and illegal conveyance of drugs into a detention facility.