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Police arrest two after drone drops drugs off at Napanee jail


November 18, 2020
By The Canadian Press

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NAPANEE, Ont. — Police say they have arrested two people for allegedly flying drugs into a jail using a drone.

Provincial police say they were contacted on Oct. 26 after a drone dropped off a package in the Quinte Region Detention Centre.

Correctional staff seized a quantity of illicit drugs, but police say inmates did get some items.

Ontario Provincial Police say they arrested the two people from Kingston, Ont., in the city last Friday.

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They also say they seized drugs, a drone, cash, ammunition and scales at the time of the arrests.

Both accused are facing drug and weapons charges and will appear in court Jan. 12.

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