Herkimer woman accused of bringing drugs into Oneida County Jail

31-year-old Amanda Pohleven of Herkimer (Photo provided by the Oneida County Sheriff's Office)

A Herkimer woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly brought drugs into the Oneida County Jail, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Posted: May 31, 2018 10:47 AM
Updated: May 31, 2018 11:09 AM

ORISKANY – A Herkimer woman is facing a felony charge after she allegedly brought drugs into the Oneida County Jail, according to the Oneida County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputies say around 12:15 p.m. Wednesday, 31-year-old Amanda Pohleven went to the Oneida County Jail to visit an inmate, and while she was in the facility correctional officers found that she had an unknown substance with her.

Deputies say the substance was secured and turned over to the forensic unit for testing, and it was found to be Suboxone.

Pohleven was taken into custody and charged with felony first-degree promoting prison contraband. She was arraigned and released on her own recognizance, and she’s scheduled to appear in court at a later date.

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