Cambria inmate facing drug charges

LOYSBURG — An inmate at the Cambria County Prison faces drug charges.

Bedford state police were transporting Steven C. Brode, 43, on May 5 on Route 36 in South Woodbury Township after an arrest on felony escape charges.

During transport, Brode said he was in possession of methamphetamine and drug paraphernalia in a concealed pocket in his underwear, police said.

After transport, Brode retrieved the methamphetamine from his underwear.

Brode will be charged with one count each of possession of an illegal controlled substance and drug paraphernalia, police said.