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A man claiming to want to spread the word of God to inmates at a North Carolina jail ended up staying there after police took an interest in the Bibles he was delivering.

James A. Morman III, who identified himself as a pastor, showed up at the Scotland County lockup earlier this week with a stack of Bibles. He said he was there to visit Bryson Brown and give the Bibles to other inmates.

When an alert guard examined the gifts, however, he found they contained Suboxone Strips — a prescription drug used to treat opioid addiction. A subsequent background check on the 28-year-old revealed he wasn’t even a pastor, Sheriff Ralph Kersey says.

“Just when you think you have heard and seen it all, a person shows up at the Scotland County Detention Center tonight impersonating a pastor to visit an inmate,” Kersey writes in a Facebook post. “Yes, you can visit and also stay for awhile.”

Morman and Brown have been charged with felony possession of a controlled substance within a prison, felony delivery of a controlled substance to an inmate and misdemeanor possession.