A Jamestown woman has been arrested for allegedly bringing heroin into the Mohawk Correctional Facility in Rome.

State Police were call to the facility for a possible Hazmat incident after an investigator from the Office of Special Investigations who had arrested the woman became lightheaded while processing a gray powdery substance.

He was taken to Rome Memorial Hospital for an evaluation and released.

The substance was later determined to be heroin.

47-year old Christine Robinson is charged with criminal possession of a controlled substance and promoting prison contraband.

State Police were assisted by the Utica and Rome Fire Departments.

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