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BCSO deputy arrested for trying to smuggle drugs into jail, sheriff says

SAN ANTONIO – A Bexar County sheriff’s deputy was arrested after trying to smuggle marijuana into the Bexar County Jail, Sheriff Javier Salazar mentioned in a press convention Sunday morning.

An inmate was caught talking in code on a cellphone name, which led deputies to uncover an operation to smuggle drugs into the jail, Salazar mentioned.

An investigation revealed the deputy had marijuana and artificial marijuana in his automotive, exterior of the jail.

Kolbe A. Count Ramirez, 21, was arrested on three fees, which embrace prison conspiracy to commit substances in a correctional facility , possession of a managed substance, and possession of marijuana.

Ramirez is the sixth BCSO deputy arrested this year.

His arrest comes only some days after one other deputy, Ivan Torres, was arrested for injuring an inmate.

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Torres pushed an inmate to the bottom inflicting him to hit a mattress, which left lacerations throughout the inmates face, BCSO officers mentioned.

He was charged with official oppression and assault bodily damage.

In 2019, one other deputy was arrested together with three members of the Texas Mexican Mafia for drug possession and bribery fees.

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