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Kia Hampton in court for suppression hearing

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28-year-old Kia Hampton returned to Judge Jeffrey Reed's courtroom for a suppression hearing. 28-year-old Kia Hampton returned to Judge Jeffrey Reed's courtroom for a suppression hearing.
Her lawyers are challenging the search warrant used during her arrest. Her lawyers are challenging the search warrant used during her arrest.

The case against a former Miss Kentucky USA continues in an Allen County courtroom Thursday morning.

28-year-old Kia Hampton returned to Judge Jeffrey Reed's courtroom for a suppression hearing. She is facing one count of bringing drugs onto the grounds of a specified governmental facility. Her lawyers are challenging the search warrant used during her arrest. According to the Ohio State Highway Patrol, the Louisville native was caught attempting to smuggle marijuana into the Allen Oakwood Correctional Institution in May. Hampton attempted get a small balloon filled with marijuana hidden under her clothing to inmate Jeremy Kelly.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol became suspicious of smuggling activity after a series of phone calls between Hampton and Kelly during her last visit. Hampton was talking to law enforcement and the drugs fell out of her pant leg.

Judge Reed will make a ruling about the search warrant in the near future.

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