3 charged with prison contraband for trying to bring narcotic into jail
Press Release, Orleans County Undersheriff Chris Bourke
ALBION – Two Orleans County Jail inmates and a relative of one of the inmates were charged today with criminally attempting to introduce the narcotic Soboxone into the jail.
The two-month criminal investigation was conducted by the Sheriff’s Correction Division along with support from department’s Criminal Investigative Division.
Joshua Grosskopf, 26, was charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Promoting Prison Contraband, a class D felony. Inmate Grosskopf is serving a 6-month sentence for petit larceny.
Michael Borrero, 18, was charged with Attempted 1st Degree Promoting Prison Contraband, a class E Felony. Inmate Borrero is serving a one-year sentence for 3rd Degree Burglary.
Mary Walton, 58, of Albion, was charged with 2 counts of 1st Degree Promoting Prison Contraband, a class D felony and two counts of Conspiracy 5th degree, a class A misdemeanor.
Jail Superintendent Scott Wilson states that it is the corrections officers who are at the forefront of preventing dangerous contraband from entering the jail and their efforts have played a major role in the criminal investigation.
Sheriff Randall Bower would like assure the public that this type of criminal activity will not be tolerated in the jail and will continue to provide the necessary resources to prevent and deter contraband from entering the facility.