Woman allegedly tried to take drugs into prison

WELLSBORO – Brandy L. Tripp, 36, of 91 Marvin Lane, Liberty, was charged by state police with possession of a contraband controlled substance after she allegedly tried to sneak the drug Fentanyl into the prison for her boyfriend.

According to documents filed at District Judge Rob Repard’s office, Tripp brought six photos into the Tioga County Jail for inmate Patrick M. Haddow on Jan. 8, 2012.

According to police, Fentanyl was found taped onto the back of the photos.

She was issued a summons to appear at an April 23 preliminary hearing.