The work release program was suspended temporarily at the LaRue County Detention Center last week when four state inmates tested positive for marijuana use.
Jailer Johnny Cottrill said drug screens were given after an inmate had a seizure that was suspected to be related to drug use. It turned out that the inmate was dehydrated, but four others had apparently smoked pot at their work site. He declined to say where they were working.
One hundred twenty-eight state inmates were tested for drugs.
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