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USMS Inmate Pleaded Guilty to Obtaining Contraband as an Inmate of a Prison


On May 4, 2021, a USMS inmate assigned to the Sandoval County Detention Center in New Mexico pleaded guilty to one count of obtaining contraband as an inmate of a prison.  Dennis Griego pleaded guilty in the District of New Mexico.  According to the factual statement in support of the guilty plea, in or about April 2018, Griego arranged for a Sandoval County Detention Center employee to obtain narcotics and deliver them to him in the facility; and on or about April 30, 2018, agents seized small packages of methamphetamine, buprenorphine, and marijuana from the detention center employee who intended to deliver them to Griego.  The investigation is being conducted by the OIG’s El Paso Area Office.

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