So, a drone carrying weed crashes into a prison yard. This isn’t the beginning of a joke. It’s a real headline. Earlier this week, someone loaded a drone with contraband–including cell phones, tobacco, and weed– and flew it over a prison yard in Georgia. The weird thing is that this isn’t the first time something like this has happened.
The little dope drone that could
As first reported by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, a drone carrying contraband crashed into the yard of Georgia’s Washington State Prison on Monday at 10:45 at night. According to Joan Heath, the corrections spokeswoman, the drone was carrying the following:
One pound of weed, divided into sixteen individual bags Four Samsung Galaxy J1 cell phones One USB charger cable 31 C-230 oxycodone pills 7.8 ounces of tobacco, divided into two bags
While the owner of the drone has not been identified yet, Heath said that no one within the prison, inmate or guard, has been immediately linked to the event.
Recent prison reports indicate that using drones as a method to