New inmate caught with 105 strips of suboxone at Concord prison
CONCORD - A newly admitted inmate to the state prison was found with 105 strips of the opioid antagonist suboxone, investigators with the Department of Corrections said.
A search of Scott Ryan Tokanel, 30 of Salem, is imprisoned for one to two years for possessing heroin. He arrived at the prison May 2.
In 2012, Tokanel was convicted of possession of suboxone with intent to distribute while imprisoned at the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility in Berlin and received a one- to four-year sentence.
Tokanel was also found with three suboxone pills. Suboxone can be used to help people with heroin and other opioid withdrawal symptoms.