Virginia News: RICHMOND, James Pixley, Federal Inmate Pleads Guilty to Possessing a Controlled Substance
RICHMOND, Va. – A Maryland man pleaded guilty today to possessing suboxone, a Schedule III controlled substance, while in federal prison.
According to court documents, James Pixley, 29, of Leonardtown, was in the visiting area of the Petersburg Federal Correctional Institution in July 2018 when he received 35 12mg suboxone strips from a visitor. Suboxone is a controlled substance that is available only by prescription. Prison officials recovered the suboxone from Pixley immediately after the visit.