Missouri prisons and jails are one step closer to becoming no-drone zones

The Missouri House on Monday gave first-round approval to legislation that would ground drones near state correctional facilities.

Department of Corrections officials have raised concerns about potential aerial contraband drops after several drone sightings near state prisons in recent years.

“The idea of course is that they could drop in razor blades, drugs, cell phones, even possibly a gun,” said Rep. Mike Henderson, R-Bonne Terre, the bill sponsor …


Webster County (MO) Citizen | Feb. 18, 2019

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