Former Orleans D.A. Eddie Jordan under investigation involving contraband

NEW ORLEANS (WVUE) - The Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office investigating incident involving former U.S. Attorney Eddie Jordan, inside criminal court.

The investigation allegedly involves Jordan and his client, an Orleans Parish Prison inmate.

The sheriff's office released the following statement:

Former U.S. Attorney and former Orleans Parish District Attorney Eddie Jordan is a suspect in an OPSO investigation involving contraband apparently intended for an inmate whom he represented at Criminal District Court.