Drone used in Australian drug-smuggling attempt

One man in custody

Josh Gross | Boulder Weekly

The BBC is reporting that a man has been arrested after an attempt to smuggle drugs into an Australian prison using a drone aircraft.

From the article…

The drone was “hovering in the vicinity of a prison” in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon, police said in a statement.

The drone appeared to have “four engines” and was carrying “a small quantity of drugs,” police added.

The article also said that this isn’t the first time drones have been used in this manner, citing an incident in November, when four people were arrested trying to use drones to get tobacco products into a prison in Georgia and another in Canada.

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