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New Albany woman arrested after allegedly using line to deliver drugs through open jail window

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Kimberly Pettry (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections) Kimberly Pettry (Source: Louisville Metro Corrections)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police say they've arrested a woman who was brazenly delivering drugs to inmates, using a package, a line and an open jail window.

And it was happening right above the LMPD Headquarters building.

According to an arrest report, the Louisville Metro Department of Corrections Intel Unit received a tip from an anonymous caller that drugs were being placed on a line that inmates were lowering down from a window of the jail located atop the Louisville Metro Police Headquarters building at the corner of S. 6th Street and W. Jefferson Street.

Based on this tip, police say they were able to intercept a phone conversation between 33-year-old Kimberly Pettry (Metro Corrections identifies her as Jennifer Webb) and another inmate, in which Pettry planned to tie drugs on a line for him.

Police say they were there when it happened.

According to the arrest report, officers watched Pettry try to tie a package to a line that was lowered down from an open jail window.

When police examined the package, they allegedly found drugs, including suspected heroin, synthetic marijuana, methamphetamine, cigarettes and a lighter.

Pettry was arrested and charged with promoting contraband, trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), trafficking in a controlled substance (meth) and trafficking in a synthetic substance. She is currently being held in Louisville Metro Corrections.

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