An Atlanta, Georgia, man was arrested for allegedly using a broken window at the DeKalb County Jail to smuggle in items like drugs, tobacco, cellphones, chicken wings and more, according to reports.
Fox station Wagga in Atlanta reports that investigators have charged Michael Anthony Dixon with crossing a guard line with weapons, narcotics, drugs without consent. CrUnlawful trespass, possession of marijuana and possession of cocaine with intent to distribute.
Dixon, who the DeKalb County Sheriff’s Office said was carrying a box cutter, was stopped outside the facility on Feb. 3 while walking through a guard line area.
When deputies searched the area, they found a white-back hiding in nearby brush.
Deputies said the bag contained cocaine, packs of cigarettes, lighters, marijuana, ear pods, hex keys, glue gel, candy, jewelry, charging cords and cooked chicken wings.
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“Our ‘Eyes in the Sky’ operation has been effective this year as well, as we have been able to locate illegal and potentially dangerous items inside the jail on inmates and their co-conspirators,” said Chief Deputy Randy Ickes. The efforts have failed.” Wagga said, “The safety of the intended recipients and those in our custody and our staff is threatened by this practice, and Sheriff Maddox has made it clear that it will not be tolerated. The perpetrators will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.” “