Inmate Says She Forgot About Syringe Hidden in Her Vagina
BROOKSVILLE – A woman taken into custody on failure to appear charges is now facing a felony after an unusual item was found hidden inside her body.
On Sunday, 40-year-old Melissa Kempter was arrested for failing to appear on prior theft charges and booked into the Hernando County Detention Center. During a strip search, Deputies discovered a syringe inside her vagina. When asked how it got there, Kempter simply replied, “I forgot it was there.”
Kempter now faces a 3rddegree felony for Introduction of Contraband into a Detention Facility.
Kempter is currently held on a $15,000 bond.
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