Contraband

Flying Drones Over Alabama Prisons Now A Felony 1

Flying Drones Over Alabama Prisons Now a Felony

In a move to combat the growing issue of Contraband being smuggled into prisons via drones, Alabama has enacted a law making it a Class C felony to operate an unmanned aircraft over a prison. This legislation, reportedly sponsored by…

Fpv Drones: A Game Changer In Modern Warfare 2

FPV Drones: A Game Changer in Modern Warfare

Chinese Army Prepares for FPV Drone Threats Chinese state media recently aired footage showing People’s Liberation Army (PLA) troops training to defend against weaponized first-person view (FPV) drones. This unprecedented training reflects a growing global concern over these unmanned aerial…

John Randle, The Regional President Of The Union Of Canadian Correctional Officers In British Columbia, Was In Possession Of A Downed Drone Discovered Near Matsqui Prison In Abbotsford. Randle Suspects The Drone Was Employed For Smuggling Purposes, Although No Illegal Items Were Located In Its Vicinity. (Cbc News)

Prison Drones: The Evolving Threat of Contraband Smuggling

The Correctional Service of Canada (CSC) is grappling with a growing problem: drones being used to smuggle Contraband into prisons. Guards say the illicit goods, including drugs and weapons, are fueling violence against staff, reports CBC. In response, the CSC…

The Growing Threat Of Hostile Drones In Urban Areas

The Growing Threat of Hostile Drones in Urban Areas

A Call for Public Authorities to Prepare for the Emerging Drone Threat In a recent report, the Counter Terrorism Preparedness Network (CTPN) has highlighted the urgent need for public authorities to prepare for the increasingly complex threat posed by unmanned…

Drones Over The Pen: The Innovative Crime Ring In West Virginia L-R: Bailey Sexton, Hector Luis, Arturo Gallegos, Dominguez Santos. (Federal Correctional Institution Mcdowell)

Drones Over the Pen: The Innovative Crime Ring in West Virginia

A New Age of Contraband Delivery by Drone In a bold fusion of technology and criminal enterprise, a crime ring in West Virginia has taken drug smuggling into federal prisons to new heights—quite literally. Utilizing drones, eleven suspects, including a…

Drone-Delivered Contraband Spurs Lockdown At Fci Ray Brook 8

Drone-Delivered Contraband Spurs Lockdown at FCI Ray Brook

High-Tech Drone Smuggling Incident The Federal Correctional Institution in Ray Brook, NY has been under lockdown since January 2nd, following a sophisticated smuggling operation involving a drone. The drone dropped a package containing drugs, cell phones, and chisels inside the…

Drone Misuse Leads To Arrests Near Washington State Prison 9

Drone Misuse Leads to Arrests Near Washington State Prison

In a significant crackdown on illegal activities, three individuals were arrested in Jefferson County on December 29 for attempting to use a drone to transport Contraband into Washington State Prison. This incident, dubbed “Operation Flight Canceled,” underscores the growing challenges…

Intensified Drone Intrusions Along India-Pakistan Border

Intensified Drone Intrusions Along India-Pakistan Border

Drone Threats and Border Security’s Countermeasures The Border Security Force (BSF) of India has reported a significant escalation in aerial threats along the Punjab border, with 100 Pakistani drones shot down in 2023. These unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), employed by…

Greenville Men Arrested For Attempting Drone Contraband Drop At Prison

Greenville Men Arrested for Attempting Drone Contraband Drop at Prison

Innovative Drone Smuggling Attempt Thwarted Near Ridgeland Correctional Institute In a case that highlights the growing issue of drone-assisted contraband smuggling, two men from the Greenville area have been arrested in South Carolina. Tavis Barnette, 42, and Joshua Bryan Lay,…

Drone Terror: New Age In Cartel Warfare

Drone Terror: New Age in Mexican Drug Cartel Warfare

The use of drones by Mexican drug cartels marks a significant evolution in the tactics of drug warfare, showcasing the changing landscape of conflict and the role of technology. This transformation is driven by the development of cheaper Drone Technology…

Dji Drone Drug Smuggling Attempt Thwarted In Jordan

DJI Drone Drug Smuggling Attempt Thwarted in Jordan

Jordanian Authorities Shoot Down DJI Drone Carrying Crystal Meth On Monday, Jordan’s vigilant authorities swiftly shot down a DJI drone attempting to smuggle drugs over its eastern borders. This marks the fourth time such an incident has occurred in a…

Drone-Assisted Sting Nabs Drug Trafficker

Drone-Assisted Sting Nabs Drug Trafficker

In a recent breakthrough, a Sedalia woman has been arrested and charged with second-degree drug trafficking following a meticulously planned drone-assisted Police operation. Sedalia Police executed a search warrant on June 7 at a property situated in the 2800 block…

Busted: Audacious Drone Contraband Plot Thwarted

Busted: Audacious Drone Contraband Plot Thwarted

A Summerville man was apprehended on April 29 after allegedly attempting to smuggle Contraband into Lee Correctional Institution using a drone. Joshua B. Jordan, 31, now faces charges of furnishing contraband to a prisoner. Authorities report that Jordan tried to…

Dji Matrice 300 With Packets Of Heroin Shot Down In India 11

DJI Matrice 300 with packets of heroin shot down in India

The Border Security Force (BSF) intercepted and shot down a DJI Matrice 300 RTK drone carrying over 4 Lbs. of narcotics near the International Border in Amritsar, India sector early this morning. At approximately 2:20 am on April 27, BSF…

Drone Drug Deliveries To Prisons Result In 10 Indictments 12

Drone Drug Deliveries to Prisons Result in 10 Indictments

Last week, federal agents dismantled two major drone operations responsible for delivering drugs and Contraband to Pleasant Valley State Prison and the U.S. Penitentiary in Leavenworth. The drones carried marijuana, synthetic cannabis (spice/K2), butane oil, and a variety of other…

Man Finds $45K Of Contraband From Drone Delivery Gone Wrong

Man finds $45k of contraband from drone delivery gone wrong

A man from Montreal found a large package containing cannabis, cell phones, and other contraband hanging from his clothesline, which he believed fell from a drone. “Personally, I would have preferred to win an amount with Loto-Québec!” said the man…

Autel Evo Camera Drone Used To Smuggle Contraband Into Prison 13

Autel EVO camera drone used to smuggle contraband into prison

On January 5, 2022, at 7:00 p.m., Bracebridge Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were contacted by residents near Beaver Creek Correctional Institution about an Autel EVO camera drone that was flying in the area and crashed. When officers arrived, they found…

Drone Delivers Firearm And Contraband At Canadian Prison

Drone delivers firearm and contraband at Canadian prison

According to the Union of Canadian Correctional Officers, a suspected firearm and other Contraband were delivered by drone to the Mission prison in British Columbia, Canada. On Thursday night, an illegal drone delivery triggered a lockdown at the Mission Institution,…

Drug-Smuggling Drone Pilot Gets 17 Months Prison Time

Drug-smuggling drone pilot gets 17 months prison time

A 32-year-old drug-smuggling drone pilot from Leeuwarden, in the Netherlands, has been jailed for seventeen months for attempting to smuggle a package with drugs and a telephone into the penitentiary institution (PI) Leeuwarden using a drone. The smuggling attempt with…

Dutch Police Block Smuggling Attempt Using A Dji Phantom 4 Drone

Dutch police block smuggling attempt using a DJI Phantom 4 drone

Last Sunday night, the Police arrested two men who were about to smuggle drugs into the Dordrecht penitentiary in the Netherlands using a DJI Phantom 4 drone and a telephone. This is reported by the Dordrecht Police on Facebook. Employees…

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