'Love knows no bounds': Couple's plot to smuggle drugs into Jeffco jail foiled by lawmen

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JEFFERSON COUNTY, ALA. (Al.com) -- A woman's plot to smuggle drugs to her boyfriend in lockup was foiled by lawmen, and now both are behind bars in Jefferson County.

Sheriff's officials on Wednesday announced the arrest of 33-year-old Lauren Whitney Foust, and additional charges against Joshua Wade Ray, 35. Courtesy: WTVM / Jefferson Co. Sheriff's Office

Sheriff's officials on Wednesday announced the arrest of 33-year-old Lauren Whitney Foust, and additional charges against Joshua Wade Ray, 35. Chief Deputy Randy Christian provided this account of what led to the bust:

On Monday, investigators received information that Foust was involved in a scheme to deliver drugs to Ray. Working from a tip developed through the Metro Area Crime Center, investigators determined that the exchange was set to take place during a court appearance by Ray on Tuesday, March 6.

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