From Tribune staff reports
BIRMINGHAM — According to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office, an attorney in Clay has been charged after deputies were tipped to a plot to bring contraband into the jail. Harrison Jones of HR Jones Law in Clay was found with heroin in his possession as he entered the jail to visit a client, officials said.
“On Sunday August 7, 2022, Jefferson County Sheriff’s Investigators were alerted to a plot to bring contraband into the Jefferson County Jail,” Chief Deputy David Agee said. “Investigators were able to find validity in the report and supporting evidence that the report was true.”
“At approximately 1:45 p.m., Attorney Harrison Jones came to the jail and requested to visit his client,” Agee said “Mr. Jones was allowed in and was questioned by Sheriff’s Investigators and found to be in possession of 8.9 grams of heroin. Jones was booked into the jail and charged with trafficking heroin with a $100,000.00 bond and promoting prison contraband with a $15,000.00 bond. Jones made bond and was released at 7:22 p.m.”