Aurora Woman Arrested at New Castle Correctional Facility

(NEW CASTLE) – An investigation by the Indiana Department of Correction (IDOC) resulted in the January 10th arrest of 36-year-old Samantha Meyer-Bruner, of Aurora, Indiana.

Police learned Meyer-Bruner was attempting to traffick drugs into the New Castle Correctional Facility when visiting an offender.  As a result of the investigation, a package containing suspected methamphetamine was recovered.

Samantha Meyer-Bruner

Meyer-Bruner was arrested, and transported to Henry County Jail pending felony charges of three counts of trafficking a controlled substance with an inmate, dealing meth and conspiracy of dealing meth.

Warden Mark Sevier commented, “Trafficking of any nature can create hazards for other offenders as well as our hard working employees.” Warden Sevier concluded, “We do not tolerate trafficking of any substance into our facilities and will aggressively work to prosecute any person who traffics to the fullest extent possible.”

Formal charges will be determined by the Henry County Prosecutor’s Office.