ALDEN, N.Y. (WIVB) — Authorities at the Erie County Correctional Facility in Alden say an inmate tried to smuggle a narcotic in the jail.
After a visit with a guest, corrections officers say they noticed Michael Johnson, 31, take something from his mouth and put it in his shoe.
Officers say they discovered a white Suboxone pill in his shoe during a search.
Following this, Johnson was charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and possession of contraband. He will also face administrative disciplinary charges from jail supervisors.
Johnson was originally jailed on felony charges out of Hamburg and Cheektowaga.