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December 22, 2016

Mother arrested for arranging drug delivery to prison; daughter retaliates


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Mangione

STROUDSBURG - Detectives from the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office arrested Kimberly Grezch, 44, of Stroudsburg, for attempting to deliver heroin and meth to her daughter, Melissa Mangione, 22, an inmate at the Monroe County Correctional Facility. Mangione, faces additional charges for retaliating against a witness by assaulting another inmate.

On November 1st, corrections officers found a package in the female visitor bathroom at the Monroe County Correctional Facility in Hamilton Township. The package contained a hypodermic needle, two cigarettes, matches, three bags of heroin and methamphetamine. Corrections officers turned the package over to detectives with the Monroe County District Attorney’s Office.

During the investigation it was learned that the contraband was to be retrieved by a unit worker, an inmate assigned to clean the visitor bathrooms after visitation hours. It was determined that the package was dropped off by an unidentified female during visiting hours.

Grezch was arrested on December 2nd. She has been charged with contraband, possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy. Grezch is being held without bail. At the time of her arrest, she was out on bail for an unrelated case.

Mangione is charged with contraband, attempted possession with intent to deliver a controlled substance, attempted possession of a controlled substance and conspiracy.

On December 3rd, Mangione was involved in an altercation on at the Monroe County Correctional Facility. She allegedly assaulted the unit worker, accusing her of being a snitch.  As a result, she is additionally charged with simple assault and retaliation of a witness for the altercation on December 3rd.


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