Police: Inmate, brother charged after opioids sent to jail in card

Tyler Ramsey. Credit: Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

JAMES CITY COUNTY, Va. (WAVY) — Two people are facing charges after police say a card with opioids inside was sent to Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

Police say 31-year-old Tyler Ramsey and 35-year-old Christopher Ramsey, who are brothers, are both facing charges for the incident.

Christopher Ramsey. Credit: Virginia Peninsula Regional Jail.

Stephanie Williams, spokesperson for James City County Police, says the two are charged with attempted delivery of drugs to a prisoner and conspiracy to deliver drugs to a prisoner.

Police say they believe Christopher Ramsey sent a Schedule III controlled substance inside a card to his brother at the jail.

It was a prescription drug that contains the opioid buprenorphine.

The jail recorded a phone conversation between the two, where they talked about mailing drugs to the jail.

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