COMSTOCK, N.Y. (NEWS10) — A Schenectady woman has been arrested for allegedly trying to bring drugs into a prison. The New York State Police said Lamess Ahmed, 28, was arrested on April 23.

On Saturday around noon, police were called to the Washington Correctional Facility for a report of a visitor trying to bring contraband into the prison. Police said Ahmed was found to have about 35 strips of Suboxone, 1.3 grams of marijuana, and 3.4 grams of synthetic cannabinoids.


  • Criminal possession of a controlled substance in the fifth degree
  • Two counts of promoting prison contraband in the second degree
  • Promoting prison contraband in the first degree

Ahmed was processed and held at Washington County Jail. She was due to be arraigned on April 23.