Inmate convicetd of smuggling knife at 5-Points

On March 12, 2012, at the beginning of jury selection in Seneca County Court, defendant Manuel Guillen, who is serving a state prison sentence for first degree assault, pleaded guilty to attempted promoting prison contraband in the first degree, a class E felony, and unlawful possession of marijuana. Guillen admitted that on September 6, 2010, while he was confined as an inmate at Five Points Correctional Facility in Romulus, he attempted to smuggle a small knife blade and a small amount of marijuana into the Facility after a visiting room meeting with a family member. The knife blade and marijuana were hidden in a body orifice. Guillen will be sentenced as a second felony offender on April 16, 2012. The case was prosecuted by Seneca County District Attorney Barry Porsch. Guillen was represented by Geneva attorney David Lee Foster.

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