Prison inmate arrested for suboxone possession
Published 1:29 pm Wednesday, May 16, 2018
Hector Manuel Pineda, 35, an inmate at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm north of Columbia, was arrested by the Tyrrell County Sheriff’s Office on May 3 and charged with possession of controlled substance on prison/jail premises and one count of possession with intent to sell and deliver a controlled substance, Sheriff Darryl Liverman reported.
Thirty-seven dosage units of suboxone were seized from Pineda, the sheriff said.
“This is the 27th inmate that has been charged with
possession of controlled substance at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm since May 2017,” Sheriff Liverman stated.
The investigation is ongoing.