Felon accused of hiding heroin inside county jail sent to prison

NORWICH— A repeat felon accused of hiding 20 packets of heroin inside the county jail was sentenced to prison in Chenango County Court, and a homeless sex offender appeared in Norwich City Court and was remanded back to county jail.

• Conroy F. Robinson, 28, Norwich, was sentenced on Jan. 16 in Chenango County Court for drug related charges and sent to prison.

On July 8, 2014, Robinson was arrested for criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony; assault in the second degree, a class D felony; tampering with physical evidence, a class E felony; and resisting arrest, a class A misdemeanor.



It is alleged Robinson was found to be in possession of 19 packets of cocaine following a traffic stop in the City of Norwich.

According to NPD authorities, Robinson fought and injured an officer during his arrest.

After his arrest in early July, Robinson was found to be in possession of 20 packets of heroin at the county jail on July 30, 2014. The heroin was allegedly found inside Robinson's bunk mattress in his cell.

According to Chenango County Sheriff's Office deputies, Robinson “stored the contraband in his body cavity while being processed into the facility on a previous arrest,” then hid the heroin packets inside small holes he had made in his bunk mattress.

Robinson was additionally charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance in the third degree, a class B felony; promoting prison contraband in the first degree, a class D felony; and criminal mischief in the fourth degree, a class A misdemeanor.


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