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Drone attempted to smuggle contraband to Lawton prison

(Source KSWO) (Source KSWO)

LAWTON, OK (KSWO) - Cell phones and marijuana was found on a drone just outside Lawton Correctional Center on Friday.

According to a police report, a correctional officer was on outside perimeter patrol. He found the drone on the ground with 4 cell phones and 2 bags of marijuana taped to it.

Officials at the GEO Group-owned center says they do not know who could be responsible for this attempt to smuggle contraband into the prison.

In recent years, there have been reports from all over the U.S. of drones being used to get all kinds of items inside prison walls.

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