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February 7, 2013

Police Log: Feb. 7, 2013 — Felony arrest

MALONE — An Albany woman was arrested Dec. 22 for allegedly bringing drugs into a prison.

Tiffany C. Richichi, 22, was visiting an inmate at Bare Hill Correctional Facility on the morning of Dec. 22 when she was found to have brought marijuana and an alprazolam pill into the prison, Malone-based State Police said.

Richichi was charged with first-degree introduction of dangerous contraband into a prison, a felony; fifth-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell, a felony; second-degree introduction of contraband into a prison, a misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Richichi was arraigned in Bangor Town Court and released under the supervision of the New York State Department of Probation in Albany County, police said.

She was scheduled to appear in Malone Town Court Jan. 15.

The Inspector General’s Office of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision conducted the investigation, police said.

— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg

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