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Drones flown into Scottish prisons 22 times in past two years

Drones have been flown into Scottish prisons 22 times in the past two years, figures obtained under a freedom of information request show. On five of those occasions, the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) were found to contain drugs and mobile … Continue reading

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A California Couple Used a Drone to Deliver Illegal Drugs, Police Say

Authorities say a Southern California couple used a drone to deliver illegal drugs to their customers. Benjamin Baldassarre and Ashley Carroll, of Riverside, were charged Tuesday with possessing controlled substances for sale and child endangerment. It’s unclear if they have … Continue reading

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Taking to the Air: Drones Becoming Standard Law Enforcement Tool

Only a decade ago, the idea of using flying cameras to solve crimes seemed like something out of a made-for-TV science fiction film. Today, however, fiction has become a reality, and police agencies across the country increasingly are turning to … Continue reading

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Prisons Work To Keep Out Drug-Smuggling Drones

Drone technology is quickly becoming more sophisticated — and more affordable. Now, criminals are using drones to smuggle drugs, cell phones and even weapons to inmates in prisons. https://www.npr.org/2017/11/15/564272346/prisons-work-to-keep-out-drug-smuggling-drones NPR Morning Edition | Nov. 14, 2017

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