Shelby County Jail inmate hospitalized
FROM STAFF REPORTS
COLUMBIANA – An inmate of the Shelby County Jail was hospitalized around 3 p.m. Dec. 9 after sustaining serious injuries and being treated by medical personnel at the jail, according to a Shelby County Sheriff’s Office press release.
Steven Ray Dismuke, 44, of Jakin, Ga., was injured when he fell, the release said. A preliminary investigation revealed that Dismuke’s injuries did not occur as a result of actions taken by other jail inmates or jail personnel, the release said.
Dismuke was arrested on Nov. 30 by the Pelham Police Department and was charged with first-degree unlawful possession of marijuana and unlawful possession of a controlled substance. He is being held in the Shelby County Jail on bonds totaling $10,000.
Shelby County Sheriff Chris Curry has asked the Alabama Bureau of Investigation to investigate the events leading up to Dismuke’s injuries. More information will be released as it becomes available.