Man tried to throw packages with illegal items into Ohio prison

MANSFIELD, OH. (WILX) - A man was arrested after trying to throw packages with illegal items into an Ohio prison.

According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol the man tried to throw packages with cellphones, tobacco, and marijuana over the fence at the Richland Correctional Institution.

Ohio State troopers found the man accused of throwing the packages and arrested him.

Avery Ingram faces charges of illegal conveyance of drugs into an institution, illegal conveyance of illegal electronics and criminal trespassing.