Corrections Worker Charged After Police Find Drugs Thought To Be Intended For Prostitute


UPDATED: Tuesday April 9, 2013 10:34 AM

A Chillicothe corrections employee faces felony drug charges after being stopped by police on Saturday, according to The Chillicothe Gazette.

The paper reported that John A. Polston, 64, was arrested after police found him with crack-cocaine that he said he intended to trade for the services of a prostitute.

Police arrested Polston during a traffic stop at about 6 p.m. Saturday.

The man told police he had come to Chillicothe to find a prostitute after getting off work at the Chillicothe Correction Institution's water treatment facility, the paper reported.

Polston is charged with a fifth-degree felony count of possession of drugs and a misdemeanor passion of drug paraphernalia.

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