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WESTVILLE â€” A Columbia City woman was arrested Saturday at Westville Correctional Facility for attempted trafficking with an inmate.
Ashley Reavis, 27, was attempting to visit Blake Settles, 29, of Fort Wayne, when officers found contraband at her check-in.
Settles is serving multiple sentences on four felonies from Allen County courts, including: felony escape, operating a vehicle as a habitual traffic offender, felony theft/receiving stolen property and dealing/possession of a look-alike substance.
Settles projected release date was Mar. 23, 2016, but has now been placed under investigation.
â€śTrafficking impacts us more than most people realize,â€ť Westville Superintendent Mark Levenhagen said. â€śWhen fights and violence occur, they can often be traced back to contraband.â€ť
Westville houses approximately 3,400 inmates in LaPorte County
Following her arrest by the facilityâ€™s correction officers, Reavis was transported to the La Porte County Jail for Class C felony, trafficking.