BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A 29-year-old correctional officer from Baltimore has been sentenced to 18 months in prison for bribery and drug smuggling, the city state’s attorney’s office said Thursday.
Darryl Floyd pleaded guilty to bribery by a public official and possession with intent to distribute Buprenorphine — commonly known as suboxone — after a package with the drug fell from his person as he walked into the Metropolitan Transition Center on April 18, officials said.READ MORE: Randallstown Rapper 'Chad Focus' Sentenced In Stealing From His Employer In Wire Fraud Case
In his plea agreement, Floyd admitted he was paid $1,200 to smuggle contraband, including suboxone, cigarettes and a tube of sniffing glue, into the facility, which housed hundreds of pre-trial detainees.READ MORE: Woman Killed After She Was Struck By Tractor-Trailer Following Crash On I-95 In Howard County
The suboxone had a street value of around $7,500, officials said.MORE NEWS: Homicide Investigation Underway After Partial Human Remains Found In Dundalk
Floyd was also sentenced to two years of supervised probation after his release.