30 inmates at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm charged with drug offenses since May
COLUMBIA, Tyrrell County - 30 inmates at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm have been charged with drug offenses since May of this year.
Officials with Tyrrell County Sheriff's Office said that two more inmates at the work farm were charged with possession of controlled substances on prison/jail premises, adding to the long list of inmates already facing drug-related charges.
Xavier D. Johnson, 40, possessed suboxone. Jahmel J. Ross, 25, possessed marijuana.
This brings the total number of inmates charged with drug offenses at Tyrrell Prison Work Farm to 30 inmates since May 2017.
Officials said the investigation is ongoing.