Drone with drugs, phones crashes outside prison

Published On: Aug 01 2014 10:15:23 AM EDT
Updated On: Aug 01 2014 10:49:55 AM EDT

Look! It's a bird! It's a plane!

No, it's a drone trying to smuggle drugs and cellphones into a South Carolina prison.

One man was arrested and police are still searching for a second suspect after the drone crashed in the bushes outside Lee Correctional Institute in Bishopville on April 21, according to ABC News.

It was carrying marijuana, tobacco and phones.

Investigators believe the drone was either crashed on purpose by the person piloting it or that it malfunctioned as it approached the maximum security prison.

Last year, four people were accused of trying to fly a drone carrying tobacco and cellphones into a prison in Georgia.

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