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MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A state corrections officer is accused of trying to smuggle drugs into a prison facility.

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Police say Cleotilde Del Pilar Mejia was arrested Tuesday as a part of a narcotics investigation.

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Authorities say she met with an undercover detective at Dolphin mall where she received 86 grams of cocaine and expected $500 for introducing the drug into the prison.

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Del Pilar Mejia was arrested after the transaction and was held on $62,000 bond.