Inmate charged with smuggling meth into prison

HAMILTON TWP., MONROE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Investigators say an inmate at the Monroe County Correctional Facility tried to smuggle in meth.

According to the District Attorney’s Office, on May 2 Kenneth Macelak Jr., 40, was brought into the Monroe County Correctional Facility. While being processed, correctional officers found methamphetamine hidden on Macelak’s body, police stated.

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The Monroe County District Attorney’s office filed charges against Macelak after an investigation was completed.

Macelak was charged with possession of a controlled substance, contraband by an inmate, and other related offenses.

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