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Drugs mailed to inmate at Auburn Correctional Facility

Corrections officers at Auburn Correctional Facility discovered drugs in packages mailed to an inmate at the prison on Wednesday.

According to a press release from the New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association, officers found 11 grams of heroin sealed inside a can and approximately 196 grams of synthetic marijuana hidden in four other cans. The drugs were discovered during a routine search in the prison's package room and have been placed in evidence, according to the release.

The drugs were sent to an inmate, whose name is not being released, that is serving 25 years to life for second-degree murder and first-degree burglary.

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