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Sheriff's Office: Clarksville woman wanted to go to jail so she could sneak in drugs to sell

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Investigators say the Lucy Boyer, 33, hid suboxone strips, pain pills, fake nails, glue and a nail file inside a body cavity. Investigators say the Lucy Boyer, 33, hid suboxone strips, pain pills, fake nails, glue and a nail file inside a body cavity.

JEFFERSONVILLE, Ind. (WDRB) -- While most people want to get out of jail, officials say a Clarksville woman went out of her way to get in. 

Lucy Boyer is accused of trying to sneak drugs and contraband into the Clark County Jail. 

Investigators say the 33-year-old hid suboxone strips, pain pills, fake nails, glue and a nail file inside a body cavity. 

"This shows you the lengths people will go to smuggle contraband into the jail," said Clark Co. Sheriff's Office Captain Scott Maples. 

It doesn't end there. 

Boyer is also accused of intentionally missing a court date Wednesday so that she would be arrested. 

Maples says when she tried to turn herself in early Thursday morning, the warrant wasn't ready yet. 

"Our investigators pulled her into the office, offered her to liaison between the court to maybe reset her court date which she adamantly objected to and requested to go to jail," Maples told WDRB News. 

Officials wouldn't go into detail but say they knew about Boyer's plan all along. 

They say she confessed during questioning.  

"She mentioned to the investigators was that the reason she did this was for financial gain," Maples said. 

The sheriff's office says Boyer wanted to sell the drugs to friends inside the jail. 

"Suboxone strips are like a synthetic heroin and stuff like that is very dangerous to our inmates and out facility," Maples explained. 

Maples says Boyer likely brought the manicure supplies to help pass time behind bars. 

He calls this kind of crime an ongoing battle and says without a body scanner, it's often untraceable.  

We're told Boyer is now facing drug charges, including trafficking with an inmate. 

"After she confessed to the drugs and the contraband, she then requested that we liaison with the court to maybe reset that court date, which at that point we declined," Maples said. 

We're told the investigation is still open and more people could be arrested. 

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