Australia: Man used drone to smuggle drugs

Mar 10, 2014, 6:20 AM EDT
A quadcopter drone arrives with a small delivery at Deutsche Post headquarters on December 9, 2013 in Bonn, Germany.
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A man has been arrested for allegedly trying to smuggle drugs into a prison using a drone, Australian police say. The drone was "hovering in the vicinity of a prison" in Melbourne on Sunday afternoon, police said in a statement. The drone appeared to have "four engines" and was carrying "a small quantity of drugs", police added.
Background:
Australia: Drone 'used to carry drugs near prison' [BBC]
Australian charged after trying to drop drugs into prison by drone [Time]

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