Mississippi County jailer accused of bringing contraband

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CHARLESTON, Mo. (AP) _ A southeast Missouri jail employee faces charges accusing him of bringig weapons and other contraband to prisoners.

The Southeast Missourian reports (http://j.mp/2dk8kYU) that Nelson McMikle, an employee for the Mississippi County jail, is charged with two counts of delivery of a weapon in a county jail, one count of delivery of a controlled substance and one count of delivery of an item that a prisoner is prohibited from receiving.

A public defender listed for McMikle couldn’t be reached for comment Sunday.