‘Well organised’ drone gang ‘flew class A drugs and mobile phones into numerous UK prisons on a fishing line’


A ‘well-organised’ gang used drones to fly class A drugs and mobile phones into UK jails, delivering contraband straight to inmates’ windows, a court has heard.

It is alleged that Lee Anslow, while he was a serving prisoner at HMP Hewell in Worcestershire, conspired to set up deliveries at prisons around the country, flown in by a pilot on the outside.

When prison officers raided his cell they found fake food cans packed with cannabis, crack cocaine and sim cards, which prosecutors claim were drone-delivered.

He is charged with being at the centre of a ‘spider-web of activity’, conspiring with four others to bring drugs, mobile phones and sim cards into jail between April 2016 and June 2017.

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Source: MailOnline