Man allegedly carried drugs into correctional facility

GOUVERNEUR, N.Y.(WIVB)- A Buffalo man is accused of taking drugs into the Gouverneur Correctional Facility. New York State Police say 25-year-old Tyrone D. Jenkins is facing a number of charges.

Jenkins allegedly went to the facility to visit someone Saturday morning. He was allegedly carrying a half pill of MDMA ecstasy and a half pill of hydrocodone with acetaminophen.

Jenkins is charged with three counts of second-degree introducing prison contraband, two counts of seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and unlawful possession of marijuana.

Jenkins was remanded to St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility in lieu of $2,000 bail or $4,000 bond. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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