A search of the Wayne County Detention Center was conducted on Wednesday, June 27, and it resulted in numerous items being confiscated from the cell area.

    According to Wayne County Sheriff Tim Catron and Wayne County Jailer 
Harvey Shearer the search was conducted as a joint operation between 
the two agencies.
    Items found included drugs, syringes, other drug paraphernalia, 
tattoo making equipment, cell phones, shanks and other items that are 
considered contraband at the detention center.
    The investigation by both agencies is continuing. Criminal charges 
are pending at this time.
    The search is part of the commitment by Shearer and Catron to keep 

these types of items out of the detention center.

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