CONTRABAND SEIZED FOLLOWING DRONE DROP
It is the first time that CCTV has captured a drone that appears to be dumping contraband in a NSW prison. A member of the public first alerted the prison to the presence of the drone around the centre on Monday evening.
Officers reviewed the footage and searched the area the next morning but did not find anything. They then performed a series of raids, following those raids an inmate was seen to be behaving suspiciously. That inmate was searched and officers seized two packages containing 403 capsules which was concealed in his clothing. More info at bit.ly/2y5SyNT
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