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Child used to smuggle pill into jail
Drugs hidden on eight-year-old girl
An inmate at the DeKalb County Jail and his wife are both charged with introducing contraband into a penal institution and child abuse and neglect after they allegedly attempted to use their eight-year-old child to smuggle a single pill into the facility on Nov. 6. According to Sheriff Patrick Ray, Justin Dale Estes, 24, and 30-year-old Ashley Nicole Estes were charged after his family visited him while he was incarcerated, and a detective found a pill in the coat pocket of the Estes' eight-year-old daughter. Ray said Justin Estes admitted that he had instructed his wife to put the pill, believed to be an eight milligram Suboxone, in the girl’s pocket.