General Ras Hammonds III

General Ras Hammonds III, 41, of Sciotoville, Ohio was arrested at the Greenup County Detention Center on the charges of first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree wanton endangerment, first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, and contempt of court.

GREENUP Authorities arrested a man Monday morning at the Greenup County Detention Center on allegations he brought illegal drugs into the jail when he reported to the facility to serve a sentence.

General Ras Hammonds III, 41, of Sciotoville, Ohio was arrested at the Greenup County Detention Center on the charges of first-degree promoting contraband, first-degree wanton endangerment, first degree trafficking in a controlled substance, and contempt of court.

Hammonds allegedly brought in both tobacco and Suboxone, inside a body cavity, and gave the Suboxone to five other inmates, according to police reports.

Hammonds was reporting to the jail for sentencing after being found guilty in an unrelated case, according to authoritie