2 arrested by Tri County Drug Task Force and JCSO


Two individuals have been arrested after an investigation of attempts to smuggle contraband into the W.C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center.

Investigators with the Tri-County Drug Task Force and Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office (JCSO) Criminal Investigation Division conducted an investigation into attempts, by two separate

Yasmine Dunlap

individuals, on more than one occasion, to smuggle contraband into the W.C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center. During this investigation Yasmine Dunlap (27) and Andrew Harris (43) were identified as the suspects and taken into custody on December 7, 2023.

On December 8, 2023, both individuals were brought to court for a probable cause hearing where probable cause was found, Furnishing Prohibited Articles. Both were assessed a $10,000 secured bond. Both are being held in the W.C. “Dub” Brassell Adult Detention Center.

“This arrest, like others in the past, speaks to our commitment to the public in pursuing charges against those who threaten the security of our detention facilities. We have a zero-tolerance policy against contraband, and we will seek the maximum penalty possible for those who choose to ignore it and violate the law. The JCSO remains committed to maintaining the highest standards of integrity and professionalism in the operation of our detention center and will continue to take decisive action against any violations of our policies or the law” Sheriff Woods said.