Shamokin, Pa. — Throughout an interview with brokers from PA Division of Corrections, Jeremiah Bush, 35, of Shamokin admitted he tried to have contraband ship to him whereas in custody on the State Correctional Establishment in Coal Township.
Bush was charged with a number of felonies after authorities uncovered a scheme to have 23 papers soaked in artificial cannabinoids despatched to the jail. Based on the report, Bush informed authorities he hoped to promote the papers to lift cash for his court docket and lawyer charges.
“In talking with inmate Bush, he admitted to your affiant that he requested unknown individuals to ship papers saturated with artificial cannabinoids,” wrote agent Daniel Erdman.
On Might 10, employees on the establishment seized the package deal after it was found the pages gave the impression to be soaked in one thing. Based on the report, the package deal was saved as proof.
“The pages contained inside the parcel are in line with how inmates usually work with civilians in an try and introduce contraband through authorized mail,” Erdman wrote in an affidavit of possible trigger.
On Aug. 4, the outcomes of the testing decided all 23 pages comprise MDMB-4en-PINACA, a schedule 1 indole carboxamide.
Bush was charged with two second-degree felonies in contraband/managed substance and possession of a managed substance by an inmate. He was additionally charged with felony possession with intent to ship a managed substance and misdemeanor intentional possession of a managed substance.
Bush, an inmate on the State Correctional Institute in Coal Township, was given $5,000 financial bail. Courtroom information present a preliminary listening to is scheduled for Nov. 16 with Decide John Gembic in Northumberland.