The Steuben County Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of a 23-year-old Penn Yan man following an assault investigation at the county jail.
Tucker Parmelee, 23, is accused of trying to smuggle drugs into the county jail- and while being removed from his cell for safety- he struck a corrections officer.
That officer was injured, deputies said.
As result, Parmelee was charged with assault and promoting prison contraband- both felonies.
He was arraigned and returned to the county jail.Want the latest headlines in your inbox each morning? Click here to sign up for our Morning Edition and Sunday Insight newsletters. They are dedicated to keeping you in the know. You can also download the FingerLakes1.com App for Android (All Android Devices) or iOS (iPhone, iPad)