MALONE — A New York City woman was arrested Jan. 26 for allegedly bringing drugs into a prison.
Shaquanna U. Moultrie, 20, was found to have passed a quantity of marijuana, suboxone tablets and methamphetamine to an inmate at Upstate Correctional Facility in Malone while she was visiting the inmate, Malone-based State Police said.
Moultrie was charged with first-degree introduction of dangerous contraband into a prison, a felony; third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, specifically a narcotic drug with intent to sell, a felony; second-degree introduction of contraband into a prison, a misdemeanor; seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, a misdemeanor; and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.
Moultrie was arraigned Jan. 29 in Malone Town Court and sent to Franklin County Correctional Facility in lieu of $15,000 cash or $30,000 bond.
The Inspector General’s Office of the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision continues to investigate the incident, police said.
— By Staff Writer Felicia Krieg