LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Court documents show that an inmate serving time at Louisville Metro Corrections for engaging in criminal syndication is now facing new charges after authorities discovered the contents of mail he had been receiving.

According to a criminal citation, 26-year-old Joshua Riley received mail on Aug. 13 that contained Suboxone strips -- a controlled substance that is considered contraband in jail.

During an investigation, it was allegedly discovered that Riley had been making phone calls to his girlfriend and arranging for her to mail the Suboxone strips to him -- and that he had successfully received some of them.

Riley was charged with promotion of contraband and possession of a controlled substance.

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