Thursday, August 6, 2015

Drone drug drop into Ohio prison yard sparks inmate fight

Officials say a drone dropped a package of drugs into an Ohio prison yard while inmates were outside, sparking a fight.
The package was dropped July 29 at the Mansfield Correctional Institution, in Ohio. A spokeswoman for the Department of Rehabilitation and Correction says it contained almost a quarter of an ounce of heroin, over 2 ounces of marijuana and more than 5 ounces of tobacco.
Officials say video footage shows the drone over recreation yards immediately before a fight began.

An investigation determined the drone dropped a package intended for an inmate on the north recreation yard, and it was thrown over a fence to the south recreation yard.
The inmates were separated and searched. No injuries were reported.

Huffington Post

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