The Erie County Sheriff's Office announced today the result of a several month long investigation of a "prison contraband smuggling operation."
Four inmates and one civilian were arrested and charged with conspiracy, contraband, and drug counts.
On October 10th around 9:45 p.m., officers executed a search warrant on 24-year-old Tianna Hunter, while she was visiting the jail.
During the search, deputies removed a ballon of marijuana from Hunter's vagina.
She was then arrested and charged with introducing contraband into a prison, conspiracy and criminal sale of marijuana, as well as possession.
Hunter is currently being held in the Erie County Holding Center on $5,000 bail.
The four inmates involved were:
- Melvin Williams, 20 of Buffalo
- Demetrise Oaks, 36 of Buffalo
- Indaleccio Rodriguez, 27 of Buffalo
- Dijon Brown, 24 of Buffalo