Cops: Florida mom mailed incarcerated daughter drugs; now in the same jail

Nadine Carroll

Monroe County Sherrif's Office

KEY WEST, Fla.-- Authorities say a mother who mailed drugs to her incarcerated daughter is now an inmate in the same Florida jail.

Monroe County Sheriff’s spokeswoman Becky Herrin said in a news release that a deputy at the jail near Key West found the envelope and noticed it had a chemical smell. He opened the envelope and saw a substance inside.

An incident report says the substance turned out to be Buprenorphine, a synthetic opioid. Deputies arrested 55-year-old Nadine Carroll on Thursday.

Now Carroll is in the same jail as daughter Shannon Carroll.