Drone carrying cell phones discovered at Oklahoma prison

Ponca City Now - March 17, 2016 11:08 am

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) – Oklahoma prison officials say a drone carrying three cell phones has been confiscated at a private prison after a guard spotted flashing lights approaching the facility.

Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Joe Allbaugh said in a press release Wednesday a team of prison officers at the Cimarron Correctional Facility in Cushing found the drone after it crash landed on the prison grounds.

A plastic bag containing three cellphones had been affixed to the drone.

Allbaugh says prison officials are investigating the incident. It is the second time a drone with contraband attached to it has been recovered at an Oklahoma prison.


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