The Nevada Department of Corrections says two women were arrested after they tried to smuggle drugs into Ely State Prison on Sunday.

As a result of an investigation, the Nevada Department of Public Safety and Eastern Nevada Narcotic Task Force says the agencies seized a total of about 27 grams of methamphetamine. 

19-year-old Daveonda Neal and 35-year-old Tonya Alexander are charged with trafficking a controlled substance 4-14 grams (Methamphetamine), transporting a controlled substance (Methamphetamine), and attempted furnishing of a controlled substance to a State Prisoner. 

The North Las Vegas women are being held on $150,000 bail.