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Somerset Co. Corrections Officer Assaulted While Inmate Tries To Smuggle Drugs Into Jail

SOMERSET, Pa. (KDKA) - Two people are facing felony charges for allegedly assaulting a corrections officer.

According to state police, 32-year-old Marcus Graham tried to smuggle suboxone into the State Correctional Institution in Somerset on Aug. 17 after a visitation session.

Surveillance footage reportedly shows 50-year-old Geneva DeBooth visiting with Graham, who is serving a life sentence related to first degree murder, and passing him drugs.

Police say a correctional officer was assaulted in the process.

State Police have obtained felony arrest warrants for both Graham and DeBooth.

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