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Former USMS Contract Administrative Clerk Sentenced for Attempted Introduction of a Controlled Substance into a Federal Prison


On August 16, 2023, a former CoreCivic Administrative Clerk previously assigned to the Eden Detention Center (EDC), a USMS contract facility located in Eden, Texas, was sentenced to 24 months of probation and ordered to pay a fine of $1,000 for one count of attempted introduction of a controlled substance into a federal prison.  Linda Moreno was sentenced in the Northern District of Texas.  According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, from on or about a date unknown to on or about October 27, 2022, Moreno attempted to provide ten strips of Buprenorphine and Naloxone Sublingual Film (Suboxone), a controlled substance, to an inmate at the EDC.  The investigation was conducted by the OIG’s Dallas Field Office and the Concho County Sheriff’s Office.

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