Lighters, homemade tattoo gun, and more found in Graves County jail cell

Brian Howard

GRAVES COUNTY, KY — A Graves County inmate has been charged after several paraphernalia items were found in a cell.

Around 9:41 p.m. Friday, a spot check was done on a cell.

Inside the cell was lighters, extra mats for bunks, extra blankets, a metal shower curtain rod that had been modified into a weapon, and a homemade tattoo gun with ink.

Graves County Jailer George Workman says the items were found to belong to an inmate named Brian Howard. He was charged with promoting contraband.

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