A Grand Forks woman appeared in court on Wednesday on accusations that she tried to smuggle drugs into the jail.
Destiny Rae Poitra, 26, could spend up to 10 years in prison if convicted of possession of methamphetamine and marijuana with intent to deliver. She’s also facing a charge of possession of paraphernalia.
Grand Forks Narcotics Task Force Agents intercepted communication from the jail and learned Poitra would be meeting someone at the Burger King on South Washington Street on Tuesday to give them drugs, an affidavit said. Officers said Reno Schill left the fast food restaurant and walked toward Poitra’s white SUV. Schill and Poitra headed into the Simonson’s gas station, where they were stopped by police, the affidavit said.
Officers said there was 3.5 grams of methamphetamine, two syringes, two bags of marijuana, cash and cell phones in Poitra’s car.
Charges were not filed against Schill Wednesday afternoon, but the affidavit said he was transported to the correctional center.
Poitra is scheduled to enter a plea July 24.
She also is facing two unrelated charges of unauthorized use of personal identifying information. An affidavit said she is seen on security cameras at Walmart, Hugo’s, Target and Holiday Gas Station wearing a disguise, using credit cards reported stolen out of cars. Each felony could be punishable by up to five years in prison.