Wednesday, August 18, 2021

Inmate from FCI Schuylkill Charged After Being Found with Cell Phone

The United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Pennsylvania announced that Jose Martinez, age 54, an inmate at Federal Correctional Institute-Schuylkill (FCI Schuylkill), Minersville, was charged on August 4, 2021, by criminal information for unlawfully possessing a prohibited object.
According to Acting United States Attorney Bruce D. Bandler, the information alleges that on July 18, 2021, Martinez was found to be in possession of prohibited objects including a Samsung cellphone, charging cable, charging adapter, and a pair of Sony earbuds.

The matter is being investigated by the Federal Bureau of Prisons. Assistant United States Attorney James Buchanan is prosecuting the case.