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Arrest of Man Already in Jail

Written By: Kellie Meyer

The Steuben County Sheriff's Department reports the arrest of an inmate already in jail.

Arrest of Man Already in Jail

March 5, 2014

STEUBEN COUNTY (WENY) --  Following an investigation by Road Patrol Deputies and Corrections Officers into an incident that happened inside the Steuben County Jail, officers found Charles Evans, 42, allegedly was in possession of marijuana and another white powder like substance that is pending test results.
     Evans then allegedly destroyed the marijuana when ordered to turn it over to correction officers. He was arrested for tampering with evidence, a Class E Felony, and Possession of Contraband in Prison in the 2nd Degree, a Class A Misdemeanor.
     He was arraigned in the Town of Bath Court and taken back to the Steuben County Jail on $5,000 dollars bail.