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Former NEOCC Correctional Officer Sentenced for Bribery Official and Introduction of Contraband


On March 25, 2021, a former USMS Contract Correctional Officer previously assigned to the Northeast Ohio Correctional Center (NEOCC) in Youngstown, Ohio, was sentenced to six months of imprisonment and three years of supervised release for one count of bribery of a public official and two counts of providing contraband to an inmate.  Skyler Herring was sentenced in the Northern District of Ohio.  According to the plea, Herring pleaded guilty to a three-count Indictment, which stated from on or about November 26, 2018, through on or about August 23, 2019, Herring accepted monetary bribes in exchange for introducing cell phones and tobacco into the NEOCC.  The investigation was conducted by the OIG’s Chicago Field Office and the FBI.

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