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Officers Injured at Mid-State Correctional Facility

Marcy, NY – Two officers sustained injuries at the medium security correctional facility when an inmate punched and placed an officer in a headlock outside of the mess hall. Full Press Release

Officer Attacked at Coxsackie Correctional Facility

Coxsackie, NY – An inmate at Coxsackie Correctional Facility viciously attacked a correctional officer on Monday, June 29, causing the officer to sustain a serious head injury. Full Press Release

Female Officer Attacked at Greene Correctional Facility

Coxsackie, NY – An inmate at Greene Correctional Facility viciously attacked a female correctional officer on June 5, 2020 sending her to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries. Full Press release

Drugs Seized at Marcy Correctional Facility

K2, Marijuana Hidden in Packages Marcy, NY – Officers discovered seven ounces of marijuana and three ounces of synthetic marijuana, commonly known as K2, hidden in packages mailed to inmates at the medium security correctional facility. On Tuesday, June 9, an officer...

Drugs Seized at Marcy Correctional Facility

Marcy, NY – Officers discovered wax strips of Suboxone and synthetic marijuana hidden inside of can of fruit sent to an inmate at the medium security correctional facility. Full Press Release

Drugs Recovered from Mail Room at Ulster Correction Facility

Synthetic Marijuana Hidden in Sardine Cans Naponach, NY – Staff recovered 3.5 ounces of Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, from three sardine cans that were mailed to an inmate at the medium security prison. On Tuesday, May 12, an officer was processing...

Inmates Brawl at Mohawk Correctional Facility

Rome, NY – Several inmate on inmate fights broke out during the evening meal run that resulted in OC Pepper Spray being deployed to stop the fighting at the medium security correctional facility. Full Press Release

Drugs Seized at Attica and Orleans Correctional Facilities

Attica  , NY – In the latest of a string of drug seizures,  officers seized over five ounces of Synthetic Marijuana and 95 strips of Suboxone hidden inside packages mailed to inmates at the two western New York correctional facilities. Full Press Release.

Officers Injured at Mid-State Correctional Facility

Drugs Also Seized at Facility Marcy, NY – Three officers sustained injuries at the medium security facility after an inmate threatened and jumped on an officer on Wednesday, May 13. At approximately 7:55 a.m., an officer was making rounds in a facility dorm when he...

Drugs Seized From Inmate at Groveland Correctional Facility

Drugs Located When Inmate Returned to Facility Sonyea, NY – An inmate who was returning from a facility job assignment outside of the prison was searched upon entering the facility and Synthetic Marijuana was discovered on him. On Friday, May 8, at approximately 2:50...

Drugs Seized at Attica and Gowanda Correctional Facilities

Attica  , NY – Drugs continue to be seized at a rapid rate at correctional facilities across the state.  In the latest seizures, officers discovered over 17 ounces of Synthetic Marijuana in packages mailed to inmates at Attica and Gowanda Correctional Facilities. Full...

Contraband Seized at Great Meadow Correctional Facility

Synthetic Marijuana Found in Packages Mailed to Inmates Comstock, NY – Officers processing mail for inmates discovered Synthetic Marijuana, commonly known as K2, in two mailed packages of fruit to two inmates at the maximum security facility.  Full Press Release

Drugs Seized at Wende Correctional Facility

Alden , NY – Officers discovered Synthetic Marijuana in two mailed packages and two envelopes sent to inmates at the maximum security facility. Full Press Release

Drugs Seized at Cayuga, Attica Correctional Facilities

Cayuga , NY – NYSCOPBA is once again calling on DOCCS to implement the Secure Vendor Program to help stem the flow of drugs coming in through mailed packages at correctional facilities across the state. Full Press Release

Drugs Seized at Watertown Correctional Facility

Synthetic Marijuana, Subutex Located in Mailed Packages Watertown, NY – Officers inspecting mail for inmates discovered Synthetic Marijuana and Subutex at the medium security correctional facility. The first incident occurred on Wednesday, April, 15, at approximately...

Officers Injured During Attacks at Wende Correctional Facility

Synthetic Marijuana also Seized from Mailed Package Alden, NY – Officers were injured in two separate attacks at the maximum security facility and Synthetic Marijuana was discovered inside vegetables mailed to an inmate. The first incident occurred on Tuesday, April...