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A Norton man will be sentenced for amended charges in Norton County District Court. Richard Estes was originally charged with sale of a narcotic drug, in connection with an alleged July 12th incident.  He was also charged with conspiracy and unlawful use of a communication facility.  Those charges are in connection with an alleged July 21st incident.   In a plea agreement, Estes pled guilty to one count of possession of a narcotic drug, a level four drug felony and conspiracy.  the communication charge was dismissed.  A pre-sentence report and criminal history will be done.  Estes will be sentenced at the October 17th motion day, according to Norton County Attorney Doug Sebelius.  Estes was released on a recognizance bond.