Arrest photo of Talleigha Titus, 27 of Peru

BUNKER HILL, IN– Warden William Hyatte confirms that Correctional Officer Talleigha Titus was arrested at Miami Correctional Facility (MCF) on Friday, June 29th, 2018 for attempting to traffic with an offender.

The Division of Investigations and Intelligence (DII) at MCF received intelligence through J-Pay and phone communications that Titus had the intent to traffic narcotics to an offender housed at MCF. Titus was stopped at visitor processing by DII staff. She was interviewed, cooperated, and was found with 14 suboxone strips and white crystal substance which field tested positive for methamphetamine.

Titus was placed under arrest without incident and transported to the Miami County Jail. She is being charged with the following Indiana Criminal codes: Attempting to Traffic-35-44.1-3-5 (b) (1), Possession of Methamphetamine-35-48-4-6.1, and Possession of a Controlled Substance-35-48-4-7.

Titus is presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.