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How to catch drones smuggling drugs into prison

It was your usual stockpile of prison contraband: six tightly wrapped packages filled with drugs, tobacco, rolling papers, and porn. But instead of smuggling them into prison the traditional ways (employees, visitors, baked goods), Maryland inmate Charles Brooks arranged to … Continue reading

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Final defendant gets 13 years in prison drone case

“The last of three defendants has been sentenced to 13 years in prison for trying to fly contraband into a maximum-security state prison aboard a drone aircraft. The Office of the State‚Äôs Attorney for Allegany County said in a news … Continue reading

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Drones Pose New Contraband, Smuggling Challenge for Prisons

“Illinois lawmakers are seeking ways to penalize the use of drones to deliver drugs, cellphones, and other contraband to prison yards after seeing such cases in Ohio, Maryland and Oklahoma. A proposal by Illinois Republican Sen. Tim Bivins would add … Continue reading

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