Oriskany, NY (WIBX) - A 25 year old Herkimer man has been arrested for Promoting Prison Contraband First degree, a class D felony and Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance, a misdemeanor.

According to Sheriff Robert Maciol, the Criminal Investigation Unit arrested James Bennett after sheriff's investigators say he entered the Oneida County Correctional Facility and was found with 9 tablets of narcotic medication.

 Bennett was originally incarcerated on a Grand Larceny charge from Utica City Court without bail.