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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

‘Operation Sunkist’ puts squeeze on opiate contraband at Sussex Correctional Institution

GEORGETOWN – Nine people have been arrested in an investigation of opiate-based contraband at the Sussex Correctional Institution.

Investigators at SCI in Georgetown initiated a proactive search regarding the introduction of Suboxone into the facility, according to the Department of Correction press release from Jayme Gravell.

“Operation Sunkist” resulted in the arrest of several sentenced inmates as well as civilians who were sending the contraband through U.S. mail.

According to the Department of Corrections, between June 3 and July 21 several shipments of Suboxone, a prescription drug used to treat opioid dependence, were concealed by various methods and intercepted in the SCI mail room. 



Anonymous said...

No worries, Obama will commute all their sentences

Anonymous said...

Anyone caught with drug Contraband should have 10 years added to their sentence

Anonymous said...

Sunkist. Squeeze. Ha, it's a play on words.

Anonymous said...

This is very confusing. Wouldn't they want the prisoners to be off opiates and such? Isn't that what these meds are doing? It's odd that the prisoners are smuggles meds so that they can get off drugs. Do these meds give them a high?