GENESEO – The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office arrested an inmate at the County Jail for allegedly possessing Suboxone on his person.
According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Lorenzo Weipert, 23, was arrested for felony Promoting Prison Contraband in the First Degree and misdemeanor Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance in the Seventh Degree.
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While processing an intermittent (weekend) inmate into the jail, Deputy Laszlo Babocsi received information that one of the inmates was concealing contraband inside his person.
The inmate was placed in a holding cell for observation and after a short time he retrieved the contraband, Suboxone, which is considered a dangerous narcotic, from a body orifice and turned it over to deputies.
Weipert was serving a 6-month intermittent sentence.
Investigating were Deputy Laszlo Babocsi, Deputy Kyle Gilg and Corporal Boe Langless.
The District Attorney’s Office made a recommendation of bail to be set at $3,000 cash or $6,000 bond.
Geneseo Village Justice Thomas Bushnell arraigned Weipert and ordered him held at the Livingston County Jail on $1,500 cash or $3,000 bond.