SCSO Corrections Division Contraband

Any person attempting to bring any type of contraband into the Seneca County Correctional Facility will be charged pursuant to, but not limited to, the following sections of the New York State Penal Law.

§ 205.25 - Promoting prison contraband in the first degree.

A person is guilty of promoting prison contraband in the first degree when:  
  1. He knowingly and unlawfully introduces any dangerous contraband into a detention facility; or
  2. Being a person confined in a detention facility, he knowingly and unlawfully makes, obtains or possesses any dangerous contraband.

Promoting prison contraband in the first degree is a class D felony.

§ 205.20 - Promoting prison contraband in the second degree.

A person is guilty of promoting prison contraband in the second degree when:

  1. He knowingly and unlawfully introduces any contraband into a detention facility; or
  2. Being a person confined in a detention facility, he knowingly and unlawfully makes, obtains or possesses any contraband.

Promoting prison contraband in the second degree is a class A misdemeanor.