An Orleans County Sheriff's Correction Officer is under arrest after police say he smuggled contraband into the county jail.
35-year-old Shawn Nicholson, of Medina, was arrested after an investigation that started several weeks. According to police, the six-year veteran of the Orleans County jail, was charged after a sting operation during the investigation.
Nicholson is charged with two counts each: promoting prison contraband, criminal possession of a controlled substance, criminal sale of a controlled substance, conspiracy, and one count official misconduct.
Police say bail has been set at $10,000 bail or bond, and he is due back in court for a preliminary hearing at Albion Town Court on Friday.