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Suspect accused of bringing needle into jail

By Howard B. Owens

A Le Roy man jailed for allegedly writing $1,000 in bad checks now faces contraband charges.

Aaron L. Heale, 28, is accused of bringing a hypodermic needle into jail with him.

He is charged with promoting prison contraband in the 1st degree and criminal possession of a hypodermic instrument.

Further charges are pending a toxicology report on the needle.

Heale was arrested previously for allegedly using checks from a closed bank account to purchase more than $1,000 worth of items from a Le Roy store.  During the search of his apartment, investigators allegedly found drug paraphernalia.  He faces grand larceny and criminal possession of a controlled substance charges.

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