Bronx Man Arrested Smuggling Pot Into Green Haven

Published on March 08, 2017, 12:24 am
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A Bronx man was arrested for trying to bring pot into a prison.

State Police arrested Tyrell A. Livingston, 24, of Bronx, for third-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony, second-degree promoting prison contraband, a misdemeanor, and unlawful possession of marijuana, a violation.

Police said Livingston brought about 59.3 grams of marijuana into Green Haven Correctional Facility on March 6 with the intent of giving it to an inmate.

State Police were assisted by the New York State Department of Corrections and Community Supervision Office of Special Investigations.

Livingston was arraigned in the Town of Beekman Court and sent to the Dutchess County Jail in lieu of $1,000 bail or $2,500 bond.

He is scheduled to return to court March 9, 2017.


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