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State Police In Somers Charge Man For Promoting Prison Contraband

State Police arrested a Connecticut man for possessing a hypodermic needle while visiting an inmate.
State Police arrested a Connecticut man for possessing a hypodermic needle while visiting an inmate. Photo Credit: Jessica Glenza

SOMERS, N.Y. -- New York State Police in Somers arrested an East Haven, Conn., man for allegedly having a hypodermic needle while visiting an inmate at Bedford's Taconic Correctional Facility, police officials said.

Elijah Pink, 41, was charged with second-degree promoting prison contraband. He was issued appearance tickets and is scheduled to appear in court on Thursday, Jan. 9, according to State Police.

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