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Two babies in the middle of a meth case

Jessica Flournoy Jessica Flournoy
Kenneth Elliott, Jr. Kenneth Elliott, Jr.

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OPELIKA, AL (WSFA) - Two small children, a two-month-old and an eleven-day-old new born, are in state custody while an investigation continues into a meth case in Lee County.

The Lee County Sheriff's Department says the two suspects, Jessica Brooke Flournoy,18, of Opelika and Kenneth Wayne Elliott Jr.,20, of Opelika were taken into custody Monday on various drug charges associated with the Unlawful Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine). 

The children were inside the home while Flournoy, Elliott and their friends were allegedly producing meth. The Department of Human Resources has been contacted and has assumed the responsibility of locating suitable home placement for the two children.

Flournoy is charged with one count of Trafficking of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), one count of Unlawful Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and two counts of Chemical Endangerment of a Child.

Elliott is charged with one count of Trafficking a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), one  count of Unlawful Manufacturing of a Controlled Substance (Methamphetamine), and one count of Chemical Endangerment of a Child. 

They are both being held in the Lee County Detention Facility until their bonds have been posted. 

Flournoy's bond is set at $65,000 while Elliott's is slightly lower at $60,000. 

The case is still under investigation and additional arrests are expected in the near future, police said.

PHOTO SOURCE: Lee County Sheriff's Office

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