Franklin County Prosecutor Press Release

Posted on 6/1/2011

Defendant: Franklin Legg & co defs

Prosecutor Ron O’Brien announced today that the Franklin County Grand Jury has  returned a multi-count indictment against four individuals allegedly involved in the smuggling of heroin into a secured area of the Franklin County Correction Center II, located at 2460 Jackson Pike, Columbus, OH 43223. Between March 1st and 4th, 2011, Franklin Legg, who was being held at the jail, allegedly conspired to receive heroin being smuggled into the jail that was being transported in pairs of white boxer shorts by Emily Mollett, Phillip Jessie, and Michael Vansickle. The charges range from Illegal Conveyance of Drugs of Abuse onto the Grounds of a Detention Facility (F-3), Trafficking in Heroin (F-3), Trafficking in Heroin (F-4), Possession of Heroin (F-3), and Possession of Heroin (F-4). O’Brien commended Detective John Dillon of the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office once again for his continued monitoring and investigation of these crimes.