Drone drops drugs into Mansfield prison yard, starts fight among inmates

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MANSFIELD, Ohio – Investigators say a drone was used to drop heroin, marijuana and tobacco into a prison yard in Ohio.

The drugs were found last week after a fight broke out in the recreation yard.

The inmates were all removed from the area and stripped searched.

After looking at camera footage, officials determined that a drone dropped off a package into one of the yards for an inmate.

However, another inmate picked the package up, which sparked the fight, FOX 8 reports.

The package was eventually thrown over a fence.

Officials say the package contained 144 grams of tobacco, 65.4 grams of marijuana and 6.6 grams of heroin.

Now, authorities are investigating who was flying the drone.

 

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