Canton inmate charged with felony for possessing drugs
Monday, July 23, 2012 - 6:44 am

CANTON – An inmate at St. Lawrence County Correctional Facility was charged with promoting prison contraband first degree, a felony, on Sunday, according to St. Lawrence County sheriff’s deputies.

Shawn P. Nicol, 32, was arrested for allegedly possessing nine Alprazolam pills and a Suboxen strip, deputies said. Alprazolam is sold under the brand name Xanax; Suboxen is used to treat opiate addiction.

He was also charged with possession of a controlled substance seventh degree and arraigned in Potsdam Town Court, where he was sent back to jail without bail.