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Colorado Corrections Officer Accused of Smuggling Burrito Filled With Drugs into Prison

CHAFFEE COUNTY, CO – 

A Colorado corrections officer is out of a job and facing time behind bars after allegedly trying to smuggle a burrito filled with drugs into a prison.

Arrest papers obtained by 11 News state law enforcement was tipped off by an inmate that Trevor Martineau was bringing illegal drugs into the Buena Vista Correctional Facility. On July 2, an investigator noticed Martineau going to work acting “as if he had an injured leg,” the arrest papers say.

Martineau was taken by investigators to be interviewed. He reportedly admitted he had drugs in his lunch box.

The following items were found in a lunch box, in a burrito and in plastic wrap:

– About 91.4 grams of suspected methamphetamine

– About 26.1 grams of suspected heroin

– About 46 strips of suboxone

 

BY: Tony Keith

PUBLISHED: WVLT

LINK: https://www.wvlt.tv/content/news/Colorado-corrections-officer-accused-of-smuggling-burrito-filled-with-drugs-into-prison-512544102.html

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