A young West Union woman faces charges for allegedly bringing contraband into the Fayette County jail.


At about 6pm Monday (Nov. 19), the Fayette County Sheriff received a report that an illegal substance was introduced into the jail in West Union. After looking into the matter, 19 year old Billie Hageman was charged with 2 counts of Assault on Persons in a Certain Occupation, and one count of Possession of Contraband on or in the grounds of a correctional facility, which is a felony.

In another Monday night incident, a Fayette man has been arrested, after authorities were called to a domestic disturbance at a residence on 152nd Street, near Fayette. The incident was reported at about 6:45pm Monday. 33 year old Michael Becker was taken into custody on a charge of Domestic Abuse Assault, 2nd Offense. He was held in jail until his court appearance.