FORT EDWARD — A Washington County Jail inmate was charged with a felony recently for illegally possessing prescription drugs in the county jail, police said.

Jason L. Henderson, 34, of Route 9, Moreau, was charged with first-degree promoting prison contraband, a felony, after he was found to have the drug Suboxone in the jail on Feb. 7, according to the Washington County Sheriff's Office

Henderson was being held on unspecified charges at the time of the seizure.

He was arraigned and returned to the county jail.