East County News Service
May 15, 2023 (Santee) – A Santee woman has been arrested on suspicion of mailing drug-laced letters to a county jail.
According to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department, on four separate occasions between December 2022 and April 2023, deputies assigned to the Sheriff's Mail Processing Center intercepted letters intended for an individual in a detention facility. They noticed the letters had the appearance of being soaked in an unknown liquid and dried.
Deputies tested the letters and determined they had been soaked in liquid methamphetamine. The letters were then seized as evidence.