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Two Niagara County Jail inmates face drug charges

LOCKPORT – Two Niagara County Jail inmates were found to be in possession of drugs in a 24-hour period, jail officials said Friday.

The first incident occurred Thursday evening, when Niagara Falls resident Tony L. Moore, 32, was found to be hiding a baggie of marijuana inside his underwear, according to jail officials. The Niagara Avenue resident was charged with unlawful possession of marijuana and promoting prison contraband.

On Friday evening, a strip search revealed that a Buffalo man had three baggies of suspected cocaine in his possession inside the jail, officials said. Mykel M. Davis, 24, was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband and seventh-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance.