Sheriff’s deputy accused of smuggling drugs into prison
An Orleans Parish Sheriff’s deputy has been arrested and fired on suspicion of smuggling contraband to inmates inside the parish prison.
27-year-old Rubin Robertson was arrested Thursday and charged with six counts of introducing contraband into a correctional facility. Robertson had been a deputy with the agency for 10 months.
According to his arrest affidavit, investigators who searched Robertson’s vehicle Wednesday found 1 gram of marijuana, 4 dosage units of Hydrocodone, and tobacco “repackaged in a manner which allow concealment into a correctional facility.”