A Baltimore woman was charged with possession of heroin and carrying a concealed weapon while at the Maryland Correctional Training Center Friday morning to visit an inmate, according to Maryland State Police.
Tarita Lissome Lyon, 35, also was charged with possession with the intent to distribute heroin and possession of drug paraphernalia, police said.
A correctional officer noticed a bulge in a woman's cheek and asked her to spit what she had in her mouth into a trash can, police said.
The officer found two small pieces of heroin. Her pocketbook also was searched and a knife disguised as an ink pen was found, police said.