Citrus County deputies say a female inmate gave birth and then smuggled drugs back into the jail
8:47 PM, Nov 4, 2013
10:24 PM, Nov 4, 2013
CITRUS COUNTY, Fla - Citrus County deputies say a female inmate smuggled syringes and prescription narcotics into a detention center after delivering her child via C-Section.
Dana Lynn Durbin, 29, is charged with one count of introduction of contraband into a detention facility.
On November 2, a corrections officer alerted the Sheriff's Office that he discovered pills and syringes during a routine check of Durbin's property box and bunk.
The corrections officer found a sock doubled over, which contained a syringe wrapped in toilet paper, as well as seven white pills and four capsules, an arrest report states.
Durbin reportedly told deputies she was on furlough from the jail due to a scheduled Cesarean section.
She said that when she turned herself in, she brought with her seven Oxycodone tablets, four Temazepam capsules, a used syringe and pieces of a cigarette filter, so she could use the pulls while incarcerated, deputies said.
Deputies say Durbin advised that she rolled the pills in a plastic bag and concealed the bag in her vagina.
An arrest report states Durbin knew it was illegal to bring narcotics into the detention center but that she needed them because she was in so much pain from the surgery.
The narcotics and syringe were collected as evidence and taken to the Sheriff's Office.