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Jail Worker Allegedly Brought Drugs to Work

A worker was arrested on July 5th for allegedly bringing drugs into the Men’s Central Jail.

Lila Hernandez was arrested around 3 a.m. as she entered the security area of the jail and narcotics were found in her possession, according to the Sheriff’s Headquarters Bureau.

The sheriff’s Internal Criminal Investigations Bureau conducted a brief investigation before Hernandez’s arrest, officials said.

Hernandez was booked at the sheriff’s East Los Angeles Station. She was being held on $30,000 bail, according to the sheriff’s Inmate Information Center.

Hernandez worked at the Men’s Central Jail for 15 months, officials said.