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LIVINGSTON COUNTY — A woman jailed on a family court violation has been charged with felony contraband charges after a jail cell search discovered what is believed to be suboxone.
According to a press release from Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, Katina Gerew, 31, was being held on a family court violation when this past Sautrday, jail Deputies conducted a cell search and discovered several strips of suboxone, a drug commonly prescribed to treat opiate addiction, concealed on her body.
Investigating for the Sheriff’s Office were Corrections Deputies Kelly Mychalishyn, Brenda Clark-Pierson, Corporal Larry Kennedy and Sergeant Jeff Hammond.
Deputy Michael Williams of the Sheriff’s Office Road Patrol Division arrested Gerew on the felony charge of Promoting Prison Contraband. Gerew was arraigned in Geneseo Village Court on the new charges.
Village Justice Bushnell remanded Gerew back to the jail on $5,000 cash or $10,000 bond at the recomendation of District Attorney Greg McCaffrey.
PHOTO CAPTION: Katina Gerew mugshot. (Photo/Livingston County Sheriff’s Office)