Amy Natasha Wilhite and the .22 revolver she smuggled into Boone County Correctional Facility
A Missouri woman who smuggled a pint-sized loaded revolver into a county prison by keeping it hidden in her”body ” has been sentenced to 10 years in prison, based on court documents reviewed by Law&Crime.
Amy Natasha Wilhite, 39, pleaded guilty in mid-April to knowingly possessing a weapon inside the Boone County Correctional Facility by means of a .22 caliber pistol through jail security on Feb. 14. Wilhite accomplished that despite being hunted upon her arrest. A detention sergeant is thought to have completed a”thorough pat search” at the prison, along with a”procedural strip hunt” was conducted prior to Wilhite was declared to the overall population.
While several outlets have reported Wilhite concealed the weapon inside her vagina, court and police documents stated that Wilhite”had the exact small revolver hidden within a body cavity when she was brought in the Boone County Jail.” Wilhite also managed to keep the deadly contraband hidden for 17 days prior to the firearm was discovered by prison guards.
“At some time later being apprehended at the Boone County Jail it is thought Wilhite removed the firearm out of her entire body and hidden it within her own possessions,” the sheriff’s office stated in a March 3 Facebook article about the incident that included a photograph of the pistol (see above). The revolver in question was approximately”4 inches in length, 2.38 inches in width, 0.88 inches in width, and weighs a mere 4.6 oz,” the sheriff’s office stated.
Authorities said they discovered Wilhite in a few of the prison’s housing units in possession of the gun, which was loaded with five bullets and wrapped in a plastic tote. She told officers that she was simply”holding” the gun for one more female detainee, but other prisoners delegated to her housing unit told the warden it was her gun.
She’s currently being detained at the Women’s Eastern Reception, Diagnostic and Correctional Center, that will be a state intake centre.
Believe it or not, there are other examples of girls who’ve been convicted for concealing loaded pistols in their vaginas.
See below for the charging files.
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