Floyd County Jail Contract Employee arrested on rape and drug trafficking charges

A Floyd County woman was arrested this week on rape and drug trafficking allegations stemming from her work as a Floyd County Jail contract employee.

Makayla Paige Gill, 21, of Cracker Bottom, Martin, committed third-degree rape (three counts), first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (methamphetamine), second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance, and first-degree promoting contraband, according to an arrest citation issued by Floyd County Sheriff’s Deputy Kevin Shepherd.

Gill worked for correctional contractor Kellwell Food Management, according to the warrant.

According to the warrant, Gill had three separate encounters with a Floyd County jail inmate. According to the warrant, Gill allegedly delivered suboxone, methamphetamine, and cigarettes to inmates during that time.

On Wednesday, June 15, at 1:30 p.m., a preliminary hearing will be held.